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 for Alth[ae]a
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Althaea \Al*th[ae]"a\, Althea \Al*the"a\, n. [althaea, Gr. ?.]
     (Bot.)
     (a) A genus of plants of the Mallow family. It includes the
         officinal marsh mallow, and the garden hollyhocks.
     (b) An ornamental shrub ({Hibiscus Syriacus) of the Mallow
         family.
         [1913 Webster]

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