Mallows


Mallows
   Occurs only in Job 30:4 (R.V., "saltwort"). The word so rendered (malluah, from melah, "salt") most probably denotes the Atriplex halimus of Linnaeus, a species of sea purslane found on the shores of the Dead Sea, as also of the Mediterranean, and in salt marshes. It is a tall shrubby orach, growing to the height sometimes of 10 feet. Its buds and leaves, with those of other saline plants, are eaten by the poor in Palestine.

Easton's Bible Dictionary. . 1897.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Mallows' Cp — In statistics, Mallows Cp,[1] named for Colin L. Mallows, is used to assess the fit of a regression model that has been estimated using ordinary least squares. It is applied in the context of model selection, where a number of predictor variables …   Wikipedia

  • Mallows — This unusual name is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is a locational surname deriving from the hamlet now called Mallows Green, near Bishop s Stortford in Essex. The placename means the cross or mark on the hill , derived from the Olde English pre 7th …   Surnames reference

  • Mallows — Mallow Mal low, Mallows Mal lows, n. [OE. malwe, AS. mealwe, fr. L. malva, akin to Gr. mala chh; cf. mala ssein to soften, malako s soft. Named either from its softening or relaxing properties, or from its soft downy leaves. Cf. {Mauve},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mallows — mal·low || mæləʊ n. any of a number of plants belonging to the genus Malva having hairy stems and pink or white flowers …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Mallows Bay — is a small bay on the Maryland side of the Potomac River in the United States located at 38°28′21.4″N 77°16′6.9″W / 38.472611°N 77.268583°W / …   Wikipedia

  • Charles Edward Mallows — House with a bridge approach. Designed by C. E. Mallows and F. L . Griggs. Drawn by F. L. Griggs. Charles Edward Mallows (5 May 1864–2 June 1915, age 51), often known as C. E. Mallows, was an English landscape architect. He was born in Chelsea,… …   Wikipedia

  • The Royal Mallows — The 117th Regiment of Foot ( The Royal Mallows ) is a fictional Irish regiment mentioned in the works of Arthur Conan Doyle. By its title it appears to have been a Royal regiment, thus it probably had royal blue facings on their uniforms and a… …   Wikipedia

  • Malves — mallows …   Medieval glossary

  • Malwys — mallows …   Medieval glossary

  • mauls —  mallows. N …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England