rose mallow

noun

: any of several hibiscuses with large usually rose-colored flowers
especially : a showy perennial (Hibiscus moscheutos) of the salt marshes of the eastern U.S.

Word History

First Known Use

1848, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rose mallow was in 1848

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“Rose mallow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rose%20mallow. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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