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noun

  1. plant with terminal racemes of showy white to pink or purple flowers; the English cottage garden hollyhock

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Google previewA Dictionary of English Plant-names (1886)

by James Britten, Robert Holland

ALTHEA ROSEA, L. Bysmalow, Hock, Hock-holler, Hollek, Hollihocke, Holy Hoke . ALYSSUM CALYCINUM, L. Heal-bite, or Heal-do . ALYssUM MARITIMUM, L. Allison (Sweet), Seedling, Snow-drift. ALYSSUM SAXATILE, L. Gold Dust.

Google previewA Dictionary of Popular Names of the Plants which Furnish the Natural and Acquired Wants of Man, in All Matters of Domestic and General Economy (1882)

Their History, Products, & Uses by John Smith

Hollyhock (Althea rosea), a strong-growing single-stemmed biennial of the Mallow family (Malvacese), a well-known showy garden plant, native of China, of which there are many varieties patronised by florists. Of late years Hollyhocks have ...

Google previewThe Housekeeper's Encyclopedia of Useful Information for the Housekeeper in All Branches of Cooking and Domestic Economy ... (1861)

by E F Haskell

Althea rosea, or Hollyhock, various colors. Ipomopsis elegans, scarlet.

Google previewA Handy Dictionary of Commercial Information (1878)

by Edward T. Blakely

A tall-stemmed plant (Althea rosea), with a gaudy flower, cultivated in gardens ; the flowers are mucilaginous and demulcent, and the leaves dye blue. Holystone. A large stone used with sand for scouring a ship's decks by hand. Hominy.

Google previewA Dictionary of Pharmaceutical Science (1882)

A Guide for the Pharmaceutist, Druggist, and Physician ; Containing Concise Explanations of the Various Subjects and Terms of Pharmacy, and Appropriate Selections of the Collateral Sciences by Hiram V. Sweringen

ALTHEA ROSEA. (Hollyhock.) The roots of which possess properties similar to marshmallow, and may be substituted for it. It belongs to the same natural order of Malvaceae. ALUDEL. In chemistry aludels are earthen pots without bottoms, that ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Genetics (2006)

by Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield, Pamela K. Mulligan

hollyhock Althea rosea honey locust Gleditsia triacanthos hop Humulus lupulus huckleberry Gaylussacia baccata ( black) hyacinth ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Applied Chemistry (1905)

by Sir Thomas Edward Thorpe

Colouring matters which rapidly penetrate the jelly:Althea officinalis Cherry, red, sour Althea rosea (holly- Cherry, black hock). Clematis, purple Beetroot Cochineal Bilberry Cranberry Brazil wood Carnations (Dianthus Currant, red Currant, ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1918)

by Talcott Williams, Frank Moore Colby

and the hell hock (Althea rosea). The name Althma is applied also by gardeners to the Roe of Sharon (Hibiscus syn'acus). See HOLLYHOCK; MARSHMALLOW; Hnnseos.

Google previewThe American Dictionary of Commerce, Manufactures, Commercial Law, and Finance (1880)

by Leo de Colange

Hollyhock, a tall-stemmed plant (Althea rosea) with a gaudy flower, cultivated in gardens ; the flowers are mucilaginous and demulcent, and the leaves dye blues. Holometer, a mathematical instrument for taking measures both on the earth ...

Google previewThe Treasury of Botany: a Popular Dictionary of Vegetable Kingdom with which is Incorporated a Glossary of Botanical Terms Edited by John Lindley and Thomas Moore (1870)

Part 2

Althea rosea. PASSEROUS. (FL) Valerianella coro— ' nata. PASSE-TOUT. ( Fr) A fine variety of P. tinc- . mm is employed in the dyeing of wool ' PASSIFLORA. The technical name of the genus to which the popular name Passion-flower is ...

Google previewThe dictionary of trade products, manufacturing, and technical terms (1858)

with a definition of the moneys, weights, and measures of all countries, by Peter Lund Simmonds

Hollyhock, a tall-stemmed plant (Althea rosea), with a gaudy flower, cultivated in gardens; the flowers are mucilaginous and demulcent, and the leaves dye blue. Holm (Saxon), a river Islet; the "level low ground on the banks of a river.

Google previewA Dictionary, Hindustani & English: Accompanied by a Reversed Dictionary, English and Hindustani (1858)

by Duncan Forbes

Althea rosea, Roxb.). gul-dār, spotted. gul dān, m. a flowerpot. guli-dāādī, Chrysanthemum Indicum. gul-dasta, m. a nosegay. gul-denā, to scar, to make an issue. gulrukh or gul-rukhsār, ...

Google previewThe Panjábí Dictionary (1895)

by Maya Singh, Henry Martyn Clark

Chinese and Persian hollyhock (Althea rosea ): — gul khatmi, s. to. Marshmallows flower: — gul Idwnd, dend, v. n. To cauterize, ...

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