Althaea Definition

Define what is Althaea?

1. althaea, althea, hollyhock (noun)

any of various plants of the genus Althaea; similar to but having smaller flowers than genus Alcea.

    Synonyms: althea, hollyhock
    Hypernyms

    mallow noun
    any of various plants of the family Malvaceae.

    Hyponyms

    Althea officinalis, marsh mallow, white mallow noun
    European perennial plant naturalized in United States having triangular ovate leaves and lilac-pink flowers.

    Nearby Terms

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    any of various plants of the genus Althaea; similar to but having smaller flowers than genus Alcea

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