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Hollyhock

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Hollyhock

(Science: botany) a species of Althaea (a. Rosea), bearing flowers of various colours.

Synonym: rose mallow.

Origin: 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.