Part of speech: noun

A prostrate weed, with roundish leaves and disk like fruit.

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Usage examples "mallows":

  1. Ever since I can remember there were only a few fruit trees, and mallows and alders; and now it is full of roses! - "Four Phases of Love", Paul Heyse.
  2. A drink of any mucilaginous, lubricating, and innocent substance may be given, such as mallows, linseed, Iceland moss, slippery elm. - "The American Reformed Cattle Doctor", George Dadd.
  3. The Royal Mallows, at about that date, were as strange a lot of men as ever were paid by a great empire to fight its battles. - "The Green Flag", Arthur Conan Doyle.