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mallow Line breaks: mal¦low
Pronunciation: /ˈmaləʊ/

Definition of mallow in English:


A herbaceous plant with hairy stems, pink or purple flowers, and disc-shaped fruit.
Example sentences
  • The look is deliberately natural, with an emphasis on indigenous plants such as swamp mallow and drought-tolerant ornamental grasses.
  • Other locals include yarrow, pussytoes, mallow, cudweed, meadowsweet, and chickweed.
  • My parents are buried in a garden I made in Water Mill, the graves two unmarked stones, surrounded by Montauk daisies and pink mallow.


Old English meal(u)we, from Latin malva; related to Greek malakhē; compare with mauve.

Words that rhyme with mallow

aloe, callow, fallow, hallow, marshmallow, sallow, shallow, tallow
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