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Indian mallowAbutilon A*bu"ti*lon, n. [Ar. aub[=u]t[=i]l[=u]n.] (Bot.)
A genus of malvaceous plants of many species, found in the
torrid and temperate zones of both continents; -- called also
Indian mallow. MallowwortMallowwort Mal"low*wort` (m[a^]l"l[-o]*w[^u]rt), n. (Bot.)
Any plant of the order Malvace[ae]. musk mallowAbelmosk A"bel*mosk`, n. [NL. abelmoschus, fr. Ar. abu-l-misk
father of musk, i. e., producing musk. See Musk.] (Bot.)
An evergreen shrub (Hibiscus -- formerly Abelmoschus --
moschatus), of the East and West Indies and Northern Africa,
whose musky seeds are used in perfumery and to flavor coffee;
-- sometimes called musk mallow. Rose mallow Rose de Pompadour, Rose du Barry, names succesively given
to a delicate rose color used on S[`e]vres porcelain.
Rose diamond, a diamond, one side of which is flat, and the
other cut into twenty-four triangular facets in two ranges
which form a convex face pointed at the top. Cf.
Rose ear. See under Ear.
Rose elder (Bot.), the Guelder-rose.
Rose engine, a machine, or an appendage to a turning lathe,
by which a surface or wood, metal, etc., is engraved with
a variety of curved lines. --Craig.
Rose family (Bot.) the Rosece[ae]. See Rosaceous.
Rose fever (Med.), rose cold.
Rose fly (Zo["o]l.), a rose betle, or rose chafer.
Rose gall (Zo["o]l.), any gall found on rosebushes. See
Rose knot, a ribbon, or other pliade band plaited so as to
resemble a rose; a rosette.
Rose lake, Rose madder, a rich tint prepared from lac and
madder precipitated on an earthy basis. --Fairholt.
Rose mallow. (Bot.)
(a) A name of several malvaceous plants of the genus
Hibiscus, with large rose-colored flowers.
(b) the hollyhock.
Rose nail, a nail with a convex, faceted head.
Rose noble, an ancient English gold coin, stamped with the
figure of a rose, first struck in the reign of Edward
III., and current at 6s. 8d. --Sir W. Scott.
Rose of China. (Bot.) See China rose
(b), under China.
Rose of Jericho (Bot.), a Syrian cruciferous plant
(Anastatica Hierochuntica) which rolls up when dry, and
expands again when moistened; -- called also resurrection
Rose of Sharon (Bot.), an ornamental malvaceous shrub
(Hibiscus Syriacus). In the Bible the name is used for
some flower not yet identified, perhaps a Narcissus, or
possibly the great lotus flower.
Rose oil (Chem.), the yellow essential oil extracted from
various species of rose blossoms, and forming the chief
part of attar of roses.
Rose pink, a pigment of a rose color, made by dyeing chalk
or whiting with a decoction of Brazil wood and alum; also,
the color of the pigment.
Rose quartz (Min.), a variety of quartz which is rose-red.
Rose rash. (Med.) Same as Roseola.
Rose slug (Zo["o]l.), the small green larva of a black
sawfly (Selandria ros[ae]). These larv[ae] feed in
groups on the parenchyma of the leaves of rosebushes, and
are often abundant and very destructive.
Rose window (Arch.), a circular window filled with
ornamental tracery. Called also Catherine wheel, and
marigold window. Cf. wheel window, under Wheel.
Summer rose (Med.), a variety of roseola. See Roseola.
Under the rose [a translation of L. sub rosa], in secret;
privately; in a manner that forbids disclosure; -- the
rose being among the ancients the symbol of secrecy, and
hung up at entertainments as a token that nothing there
said was to be divulged.
Wars of the Roses (Eng. Hist.), feuds between the Houses of
York and Lancaster, the white rose being the badge of the
House of York, and the red rose of the House of Lancaster. rose mallowHollyhock Hol"ly*hock, n. [OE. holihoc; holi holy + hoc
mallow, AS. hoc; cf. W. hocys mallows, hocys bendigaid
hollyhock, lit., blessed mallow. Prob. so named because
brought from the Holy Land. See Holy.] (Bot.)
A species of Alth[ae]a (A. rosea), bearing flowers of
various colors; -- called also rose mallow. Vervain mallowVervain Ver"vain, n. [OE. verveine, F. verveine, fr. L.
verbena, pl. verbenae sacred boughs of laurel, olive, or
myrtle, a class of plants; cf. verbenaca vervain. Cf.
Any plant of the genus Verbena.
Vervain mallow (Bot.), a species of mallow (Malva Alcea)
with rose-colored flowers.
Meaning of Mallow from wikipedia
- seas**** mallow
Lavatera, tree mallow
or rose mallow
Malvaviscus, Turk's cap mallow
, wax mallow
officinalis, or marsh-mallow
, is a perennial species indigenous
to Europe, Western
Asia, and North
is used in herbalism
and as an...
- Mallow Castle
is a National Monument situated
off the N72 on Bridewell
Cork, Ireland. The 33-acre (13 ha) site is composed
- Malvaceae, or the mallows
, is a family
of flowering plants estimated
with 4225 known
species. Well-known members
(/ˈmæloʊ/; Irish: Mala or Magh Eala) is a town in County
Cork, Ireland, approximately
thirty-five kilometres north
of Cork. Mallow
is in the barony...
Bay is a small
bay on the Maryland
side of the Potomac River
County, Maryland, USA. The bay is the location
of what is regarded
of the mallow genus Malva
in the family
and is considered
to be the type species
for the genus. Known
as common mallow
- Jew's mallow
is a common
name for several flowering plants
and may refer
to: Corchorus olitorius
(Arabic Mulukhiyah) in the mallow family
/əˈbjuːtɪlɒn/ is a large genus
of flowering plants
in the mallow
family, Malvaceae. It is distributed throughout
- "The Rakes
" is a traditional Irish
song and polka. The song is about
from the town of Mallow
, a town in County
Cork. The song was written...
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