Definitions for hollyhockˈhɒl iˌhɒk, -ˌhɔk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. althea, althaea, hollyhock(noun)

    any of various plants of the genus Althaea; similar to but having smaller flowers than genus Alcea

  2. hollyhock(noun)

    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


  1. hollyhock(Noun)

    Any of several flowering plants of the genus Alcea in the Malvaceae family.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hollyhock(noun)

    a species of Althaea (A. rosea), bearing flowers of various colors; -- called also rose mallow


  1. Alcea

    Alcea, commonly known as hollyhocks, is a genus of about 60 species of flowering plants in the mallow family Malvaceae. They are native to Asia and Europe.

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