Althea officinalis

noun
European perennial plant naturalized in United States having triangular ovate leaves and lilac-pink flowers
Syn: ↑marsh mallow, ↑white mallow
Hypernyms: ↑althea, ↑althaea, ↑hollyhock
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Althaea

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  • althea — noun any of various plants of the genus Althaea; similar to but having smaller flowers than genus Alcea • Syn: ↑althaea, ↑hollyhock • Hypernyms: ↑mallow • Hyponyms: ↑marsh mallow, ↑white mallow, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • althea — Derived from Althaea officinalis, a perennial herb which is found wild in moist places in Europe. Contains a high proportion of starches, pectin, and sugars; used as a flavor and demulcent. SYN: marshmallow root. [L., fr. G. althaia, marshmallow] …   Medical dictionary

  • Althaea officinalis —   Malvavisco A. officinalis …   Wikipedia Español

  • Althaea officinalis — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked): Angi …   Wikipedia

  • Алтей лекарственный — Общий вид цветущего растения …   Википедия

  • althaea — noun any of various plants of the genus Althaea; similar to but having smaller flowers than genus Alcea • Syn: ↑althea, ↑hollyhock • Hypernyms: ↑mallow • Hyponyms: ↑marsh mallow, ↑white mallow, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Althaea — noun hollyhocks; in some classification systems synonymous with genus Alcea • Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Malvaceae, ↑family Malvaceae, ↑mallow family • Member Meronyms: ↑althea, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • marsh mallow — noun European perennial plant naturalized in United States having triangular ovate leaves and lilac pink flowers • Syn: ↑white mallow, ↑Althea officinalis • Hypernyms: ↑althea, ↑althaea, ↑hollyhock • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • white mallow — noun European perennial plant naturalized in United States having triangular ovate leaves and lilac pink flowers • Syn: ↑marsh mallow, ↑Althea officinalis • Hypernyms: ↑althea, ↑althaea, ↑hollyhock • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • АЛТЕЙ — муж. растение Althea officinalis, из семейства проскурняковых; слизь трава, просвирняк, проскурняк, просвирка, калачики (от подобия семенных головок его), собачья рожа. Толковый словарь Даля. В.И. Даль. 1863 1866 …   Толковый словарь Даля

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