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al•the•a



Pronunciation: (al-thē'u), [key]
n.
1. the rose of Sharon, Hibiscus syriacus.
2. any plant belonging to the genus Althaea, of the mallow family, having lobed leaves and showy flowers in a spikelike cluster, including the hollyhocks and marsh mallows. Also,al•thae'a.

Al•the•a



Pronunciation: (al-thē'u), [key]
n.
a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “wholesome.”

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