Definition of mallow noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈmæləʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmæloʊ//
[countable, uncountable]
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a plant with stems covered with small hairs and pink, purple or white flowers Word Origin Old English meal(u)we, from Latin malva; related to Greek malakhē; compare with mauve.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: mallow