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 (märsh′mĕl′ō, -măl′ō)
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.


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

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


(ˈmɑrʃˌmɛl oʊ, -ˌmæl oʊ)

1. a spongy confection made from gelatin, sugar, corn syrup, and flavoring.
2. a sweetened paste made from the root of the marsh mallow.
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
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נטופית רפואית


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


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


n (bot) malvavisco
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