common mallow

noun

Definition of common mallow

1 : a procumbent biennial plant (Malva neglecta) with round-cordate leaves on long petioles and pale-blue flowers in the axils
2 British : an erect plant (Malva sylvestris) related to the common mallow

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“Common mallow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/common%20mallow. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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