Malve

Malven blühen mit senkrecht gestreckten Stängeln.

Malve (Malva sylvestris)

Mallow (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

From Middle English malue, from Old English mealwe, borrowed from Latin malva. Compare the doublet mauve.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmæləʊ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈmæloʊ/
  • Rhymes: -æləʊ

Noun

mallow (plural mallows)

  1. Any of a group of flowering plants in several genera of the taxonomic family Malvaceae, especially of the genus Malva. Several species are edible by humans.
    • c. 1611, William Shakespeare, The Tempest, Act II, Scene 1,[1]
      Gonzalo. Had I plantation of this isle, my lord
...
" Zurück zum Glossar-Index