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|Noun||1.||Alcea rosea - plant with terminal racemes of showy white to pink or purple flowers; the English cottage garden hollyhock|
Alcea, genus Alcea - genus of erect herbs of the Middle East having showy flowers: hollyhocks; in some classification systems synonymous with genus Althaea
hollyhock - any of various tall plants of the genus Alcea; native to the Middle East but widely naturalized and cultivated for its very large variously colored flowers