misspelling of marshmallow
A species of mallow, Althaea officinalis, that grows in marshy terrain.
A type of confectionery, originally (since Ancient Egyptian times) made from this plant, but now generally made of sugar or corn syrup, gelatin that has been pre-softened in water, gum arabic, flavorings, and sometimes beaten egg whites, all whipped to a spongy consistency.
(figuratively) Someone who is soft and benign.
‘He acts like a total badass, but he's really just a marshmallow once you get to know him.’;
spongy confection made of gelatin and sugar and corn syrup and dusted with powdered sugar
a soft, chewy item of confectionery made with sugar and gelatin
‘chocolate-covered marshmallow cookies’; ‘a tough-as-nails reporter with a marshmallow centre’; ‘toasting marshmallows over a campfire’;
a tall pink-flowered European plant that grows in brackish marshes. The roots were formerly used to make marshmallow, and it is sometimes cultivated for medicinal use.
Marshmallow (UK: , US: ) is a type of confectionery that is typically made from sugar, water and gelatin whipped to a solid but soft consistency. It is used as a filling in baking, or normally molded into shapes and coated with corn starch.