Malvastrum

noun
Mal·​vas·​trum | \ malˈvastrəm \

Definition of Malvastrum

: a large genus of herbs and shrubs (family Malvaceae) characterized by red or yellow flowers and capitate stigmas — see false mallow

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History and Etymology for Malvastrum

New Latin, irregular from Latin malva mallow

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“Malvastrum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Malvastrum. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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