marshmallow

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marshmallow

(märsh′mĕl′ō, -măl′ō)
n.
often marsh mallow A perennial plant (Althaea officinalis) in the mallow family, native to Eurasia and naturalized in eastern North America, having pink flowers and a mucilaginous root used in herbal medicine and formerly in confections.

marsh′mal′low·y adj.
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(My lovely, lovely Auntie Aud, from a little girl to a woman you have been there for me, what a lifetime of lovely memories you gave me.You go to sleep now in your bed of marshmellows, good night.) -Love our Barb, Joe and Family xxx.
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Which is pretty tough when the bear in question can't swim, gets scared in the dark and likes nothing more than sitting round a camp fire with toasted marshmellows.