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an Old World mallow, Althaea officinalis, having pink flowers, found in marshy places.
the rose mallow, Hibiscus moscheutos.
a malvaceous plant, Althaea officinalis, that grows in salt marshes and has pale pink flowers. The roots yield a mucilage formerly used to make marshmallows
(US & Canadian) another name for rose mallow (sense 1)


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    noun 1. any of several eastern North American plants belonging to the genus Sabatia, of the gentian family, having rose-pink flowers.

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