Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An old name for the canterbury-bell, Campanula Medium: also called Marian's violet, translating the old Latin name Viola Mariana.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) A kind of bellflower, Companula Trachelium, once called Viola Mariana; but it is not a violet.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun botany, dated A kind of bellflower, Campanula trachelium.

Etymologies

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French mariette, properly a diminutive of Marie Mary.

Examples

  • mariet - I think many people will just say with a shrug that this is inevitable but how have we collectively allowed our democracy to get to the point where a putative government actively conceals its plans as part of its election strategy?

    W(h)ither democracy?

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