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marsh·mal·low

 (märsh′mĕl′ō, -măl′ō)
n.
1.
a. A light, spongy, very sweet confection made of corn syrup, gelatin, sugar, and often vanilla.
b. A confection of sweetened paste, formerly made from the root of the marshmallow plant.
2. often marsh mallow A perennial plant (Althaea officinalis) in the mallow family, native to Eurasia and naturalized in eastern North America, having pink flowers and a mucilaginous root used in herbal medicine and formerly in confections.

marsh′mal′low·y adj.

marshmallow

(ˌmɑːʃˈmæləʊ)
n
1. (Cookery) a sweet of a spongy texture containing gum arabic or gelatine, sugar, etc
2. (Cookery) a sweetened paste or confection made from the root of the marsh mallow
ˌmarshˈmallowy adj

marsh′ mal`low


n.
an Old World mallow, Althaea officinalis, having pink flowers, found in marshy places.
[before 1000]

marsh•mal•low

(ˈmɑrʃˌmɛl oʊ, -ˌmæl oʊ)

n.
1. a spongy confection made from gelatin, sugar, corn syrup, and flavoring.
2. a sweetened paste made from the root of the marsh mallow.
[1905–10]
marsh′mal`low•y, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.marshmallow - spongy confection made of gelatin and sugar and corn syrup and dusted with powdered sugarmarshmallow - spongy confection made of gelatin and sugar and corn syrup and dusted with powdered sugar
candy, confect - a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts
Translations
گل خطمی
נטופית רפואית
ビロードアオイマシュマロ
malva
marshmallow
marshmallow
marshmallow
marshmallow

marshmallow

[ˈmɑːʃˈmæləʊ] N (Bot) → malvavisco m; (= sweet) → esponja f, dulce m de merengue blando

marshmallow

[ˌmɑːrʃˈmæləʊ] n
(= sweet) → guimauve f
(= flower) → guimauve f

marshmallow

n (bot) malvavisco
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This confection is the modern version of a medicinal confection made from Althaea officinalis, the marshmallow plant.
The name hibiscus is from the Greek word "hibiskos" which an ancient Greek botanist gave to the plant Althaea officinalis.
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