any of several plants of the genus Hibiscus, of the mallow family, having rose-colored flowers.
Also called (US and Canadian) marsh mallow. any of several malvaceous marsh plants of the genus Hibiscus, such as H. moscheutos, of E North America, having pink or white flowers and downy leaves
(US) another name for the hollyhock
noun 1. See under mandarin (def 5). noun 1. (in the Chinese Empire) a member of any of the nine ranks of public officials, each distinguished by a particular kind of button worn on the cap. 2. (initial capital letter) the standard Chinese language. 3. (initial capital letter) a northern Chinese dialect, especially as spoken […]
noun 1. a female given name.
noun 1. a female given name. noun, plural rosemaries. 1. an evergreen shrub, Rosmarinus officinalis, of the mint family, native to the Mediterranean region, having leathery, narrow leaves and pale-blue, bell-shaped flowers, used as a seasoning and in perfumery and medicine: a traditional symbol of remembrance. noun (pl) -maries 1. an aromatic European shrub, Rosmarinus […]
noun 1. a female given name. noun (pl) -maries 1. an aromatic European shrub, Rosmarinus officinalis, widely cultivated for its grey-green evergreen leaves, which are used in cookery for flavouring and yield a fragrant oil used in the manufacture of perfumes: family Lamiaceae (labiates). It is the traditional flower of remembrance