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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of various plants of the genus Myosotis, such as the forget-me-not.

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  • n. A plant of the genus Myosotis, the forget-me-nots.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of dicotyledonous gamopetalous plants of the natural order Boragineæ and the tribe Borageæ, known by the flowers without bracts, their rounded lobes convolute in the bud.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. forget-me-nots; scorpion grass

Etymologies

New Latin Myosōtis, genus name, from Latin myosōtis, mouse-ear, a kind of plant, from Greek muosōtis : muos, genitive of mūs, mouse; see mūs- in Indo-European roots + ous, ōt-, ear; see ous- in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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