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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Any of several herbs or shrubs of the genus Sphaeralcea, native to the arid regions of North and South America and having colorful cuplike corollas and numerous stamens fused into tubes.