althaea

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀλθαία ‎(althaía, marsh mallow, Althaea officinalis), from ἀλθαίνω ‎(althaínō, to heal), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eldʰ-, suffixed form of *h₂el- ‎(to grow, nourish)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

althaea f ‎(genitive althaeae); first declension

  1. A wild mallow, marshmallow.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative althaea althaeae
genitive althaeae althaeārum
dative althaeae althaeīs
accusative althaeam althaeās
ablative althaeā althaeīs
vocative althaea althaeae

Descendants[edit]