Forget-me-not
Forget-me-not For*get"-me-not`, n. [Cf. G. vergissmeinnicht.] (Bot.) A small perennial herb, of the genus {Myosotis} ({Myosotis scorpiodes}, {Myosotis palustris}, {Myosotis incespitosa}, etc.), bearing a beautiful bright blue or white flowers, and extensively considered the emblem of fidelity.

Syn: mouse ear, . [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]

Note: Formerly the name was given to the {Ajuga Cham[ae]pitus}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Forget me not — (übersetzt „Vergiss mein nicht“) ist eine Manga Serie des japanischen Zeichners Kenji Tsuruta. Sie richtet sich vorwiegend an eine erwachsene, männliche Leserschaft, lässt sich also der Seinen Gattung zuordnen. Handlung Die junge Erbin und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Forget-me-not — (übersetzt „Vergiss mein nicht“) ist eine Manga Serie des japanischen Zeichners Kenji Tsuruta. Sie richtet sich vorwiegend an eine erwachsene, männliche Leserschaft, lässt sich also der Seinen Gattung zuordnen. Handlung Die junge Erbin und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Forget Me Not — is a 1968 single by Motown girl group Martha and the Vandellas. Though the song failed to ignite charts in America barely hitting the Billboard Hot 100, where it peaked at #93 (it was the b side to their hit, I Promise to Wait My Love ) and… …   Wikipedia

  • forget-me-not — forget me nots N COUNT A forget me not is a small plant with tiny blue flowers …   English dictionary

  • forget-me-not — [fər get′mē nät΄] n. 1. any of a genus (Myosotis) of marsh plants of the borage family, with clusters of small blue, white, or pink flowers: an emblem of faithfulness and friendship 2. any of a number of other plants related or similar to this …   English World dictionary

  • Forget-me-not — est un manga de Kenji Tsuruta édité par Casterman dans la collection Sakka. Publié par Kôdanska Traduction : Alain David et Yumi Terao Adaptation graphique : Jean Luc Ruault Portail de l’animation et de la bande dessinée asiatiques …   Wikipédia en Français

  • forget-me-not — the flowering plant Myosotis palustris, 1530s, from O.Fr. ne m oubliez mye; in 15c. the flower was supposed to ensure that those wearing it should never be forgotten by their lovers. Similar loan translations took the name into other languages,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • forget-me-not — forget′ me not n. 1) pln any of several Old World plants of the genus Myosotis, of the borage family, having light blue flowers 2) pln any similar or related plant • Etymology: 1525–35; trans. of MF ne m oubliez mye …   From formal English to slang

  • forget-me-not — ► NOUN ▪ a low growing plant of the borage family with bright blue flowers. ORIGIN translating the Old French name ne m oubliez mye; said to ensure that the wearer of the flower would never be forgotten by a lover …   English terms dictionary

  • Forget-me-not — This article is about the flower. For other uses, see Forget me not (disambiguation). Forget me not Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

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