Latin definition for: alcea, alceae


  • declension: 1st declension
  • gender: feminine


  1. species of mallow (mucilaginous flowering plant having hairy stems and leaves)
  • Age: In use throughout the ages/unknown
  • Area: Agriculture, Flora, Fauna, Land, Equipment, Rural
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: Appears only in Pliny’s “Natural History”
  • Source: “Oxford Latin Dictionary”, 1982 (OLD)

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