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marsh·mal·low

n :  a European perennial herb of the genus Althaea (A. officinalis) that is naturalized in the eastern U.S., has a dense velvety pubescence, ovate leaves and pink racemose flowers, and produces a mucilaginous root sometimes esp. formerly used in confectionary and in medicine - see ALTHAEA2   .
 
    

 
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