rose mallow

noun

Definition of rose mallow

: 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.

First Known Use of rose mallow

1848, in the meaning defined above

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“Rose mallow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rose%20mallow. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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