1. rose mallow showy shrub of salt marshes of the eastern United States having large rose-colored flowers
  2. simile a figure of speech expressing a resemblance between things
  3. rose-mauve of mauve tinged with rose
  4. resemble be similar or bear a likeness to
  5. rosemary widely cultivated for its fragrant grey-green leaves used in cooking and in perfumery
  6. false mallow genus of coarse herbs and subshrubs of arid North and South America having pink or scarlet flowers and globose fruits
  7. rose family a large family of dicotyledonous plants of order Rosales
  8. musk mallow bushy herb of tropical Asia grown for its yellow or pink to scarlet blooms that resemble the hibiscus
  9. rosemaling a Scandinavian style of carved or painted decoration (as on furniture or walls or dinnerware) consisting of floral motifs
  10. roselle East Indian sparsely prickly annual herb or perennial subshrub widely cultivated for its fleshy calyxes used in tarts and jelly and for its bast fiber
  11. dismal causing dejection
  12. small limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude
  13. marshmallow spongy confection made of gelatin and sugar
  14. marsh mallow European perennial plant naturalized in United States having triangular ovate leaves and lilac-pink flowers
  15. dismally in a dreadful manner
  16. rose apple tropical tree of the East Indies cultivated for its edible fruit
  17. tree mallow arborescent perennial shrub having palmately lobed furry leaves and showy red-purple flowers; southwestern United States
  18. rose moss widely cultivated in many varieties for its fleshy moss-like foliage and profusion of brightly colored flowers
  19. prairie mallow false mallow of western United States having racemose red flowers; sometimes placed in genus Malvastrum
  20. roseola any red eruption of the skin