musk mallow


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Related to musk mallow: Malva moschata, marsh mallow, Ribwort Plantain

musk mallow

n.
1. A plant (Malva moschata) in the mallow family, native to Eurasia and naturalized in North America, having pink flowers and dissected leaves.
2. See ambrette.
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musk mallow

n
1. (Plants) a malvaceous plant, Malva moschata, of Europe and N Africa, with purple-spotted stems, pink flowers, and a faint scent of musk
2. (Plants) another name for abelmosk
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.musk mallow - bushy herb of tropical Asia grown for its yellow or pink to scarlet blooms that resemble the hibiscusmusk mallow - bushy herb of tropical Asia grown for its yellow or pink to scarlet blooms that resemble the hibiscus
mallow - any of various plants of the family Malvaceae
Abelmoschus, genus Abelmoschus - genus of tropical coarse herbs having large lobed leaves and often yellow flowers
2.musk mallow - erect Old World perennial with faintly musk-scented foliage and white or pink flowersmusk mallow - erect Old World perennial with faintly musk-scented foliage and white or pink flowers; adventive in United States
genus Malva, Malva - herbs and subshrubs: mallows
mallow - any of various plants of the family Malvaceae
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