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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mal·low /ˈmæ(ˌ)lo/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mal·low Mal·lows n.  Bot. A genus of plants (Malva) having mucilaginous qualities. See Malvaceous.
 Note:The flowers of the common mallow (Malva sylvestris) are used in medicine. The dwarf mallow (Malva rotundifolia) is a common weed, and its flattened, dick-shaped fruits are called cheeses by children.  Tree mallow (Malva Mauritiana and Lavatera arborea), musk mallow (Malva moschata), rose mallow or hollyhock, and curled mallow (Malva crispa), are less commonly seen.
 Indian mallow. See Abutilon.
 Jew's mallow, a plant (Corchorus olitorius) used as a pot herb by the Jews of Egypt and Syria.
 Marsh mallow. See under Marsh.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : any of various plants of the family Malvaceae