Definition of Forget-me-not

1. Noun. Small perennial herb having bright blue or white flowers.

Exact synonyms: Mouse Ear, Myosotis Scorpiodes
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Myosotis, Myosotis



Definition of Forget-me-not

1. Noun. A genus of flowering plants of the genus ''Myosotis'', mostly with a small 5-petalled blue flower. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Forget-me-not

1. A small herb, of the genus Myosotis (M. Palustris, incespitosa, etc), bearing a beautiful blue flower, and extensively considered the emblem of fidelity. Formerly the name was given to the Ajuga Chamaepitus. Origin: G. Vergissmeinnicht. (04 Apr 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forget-me-not

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forgeable
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forget, when up to one's neck in alligators, that the mission is to drain the swamp
forget-me-not (current term)
forget-me-nots
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Literary usage of Forget-me-not

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1. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1843)
"There where thv last steps turned away, Forget! all, no! forget-me-not! ... Repeating still, amidst their fears, My life, my love! forget-me-not! ..."

2. Publications (1853)
"Forget me not in your prayers; think as if you were likewise prisoners. Farewell. The fear of the Lord preserve you all. Amen. With this I send you another ..."

3. A Guide to the Best Fiction in English by William Winter, George Saintsbury, Ernest Albert Baker (1913)
""FORGET ME NOT" AND GENEVIEVE WARD. IN the season of 1880-'81 Genevieve Ward made a remarkably brilliant hit with her embodiment of Stephanie De ..."

4. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1835)
"THE " Forget me Not," for the ensuing year, exhibits the perfect spirit and fashion of Annual literature. There is a great variety of sweet verses, ..."

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