Definition of

Mallow

  1. (noun, plant) any of various plants of the family Malvaceae

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Origin of the word Mallow

  1. O.E. malwe, from L. malva, from a pre-L. Mediterranean language, the same word that yielded Gk. malakhe "mallow." more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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