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Noun: marshmallow  ,maa(r)sh'ma-low or 'maa(r)sh,me-low
  1. Spongy confection made of gelatin and sugar and corn syrup and dusted with powdered sugar
Noun: marsh mallow
  1. European perennial plant naturalized in United States having triangular ovate leaves and lilac-pink flowers
    - white mallow, Althea officinalis

Derived forms: marshmallows, marsh mallows

Type of: althaea, althea [US], candy, confect, hollyhock, lolly [Austral, NZ], sweet [Brit], sweetie [Brit, informal]

Part of: genus Althaea

Encyclopedia: Marshmallow

Marsh mallow