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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: hollyhock(0.00841 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to hollyhock.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: any of various plants of the genus Althaea; similar to but
having smaller flowers than genus Alcea [syn: althea,
2: any of various tall plants of the genus Alcea; native to the
Middle East but widely naturalized and cultivated for its
very large variously colored flowers
English → English (gcide)
Hollyhock \Hol"ly*hock\, n. [OE. holihoc; holi holy + hoc
mallow, AS. hoc; cf. W. hocys mallows, hocys bendigaid
hollyhock, lit., blessed mallow. Prob. so named because
brought from the Holy Land. See Holy.] (Bot.)
A species of Alth[ae]a (Alth[ae]a rosea), bearing flowers
of various colors; -- called also rose mallow.
Note: Rose mallow is listed as a variety of Hibiscus, not
Hollyhock in several Web pages. Name change???
[1913 Webster +PJC]