Definition of Mouse ear

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

Exact synonyms: Forget-me-not, Myosotis Scorpiodes
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Myosotis, Myosotis



2. Noun. Any of various plants related to the common chickweed.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mouse Ear

mouse-ear chickweed
mouse-ear cress
mouse-ear hawkweed
mouse-eared bat
mouse-ears
mouse-over
mouse-overs
mouse-potato
mouse-tooth forceps
mouse-wheel
mouse antialopecia factor
mouse cancer
mouse click
mouse deer
mouse ear (current term)
mouse eared chickweed
mouse encephalomyelitis
mouse encephalomyelitis virus
mouse hare
mouse hepatitis
mouse hepatitis virus
mouse lemur
mouse leukaemia viruses
mouse mammary tumour virus
mouse mat
mouse mats
mouse nest
mouse over
mouse pad

Literary usage of Mouse ear

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1. A Dictionary of English Plant-names by James Britten, Robert Holland (1886)
"See Mournful Widow. Mouse Barley. See Barley, Mouse. mouse ear. ... Mouse-ear. Mouse-ear Scorpion-grass. A book-name for Myosotis palustri*, L.—With. od. ii ..."

2. Turf for Golf Courses by Charles Vancouver Piper, Russell Arthur Oakley (1917)
"Among these are white clover, yarrow, mouse-ear chickweed, ground ivy, pearlwort, sheep sorrel, thyme-leaved speedwell, carpenter-weed, creeping thyme, ..."

3. A Dictionary of English Plant-names by James Britten, Robert Holland (1886)
"See Mournful Widow. Mouse Barley. See Barley, Mouse. mouse ear. ... Mouse-ear. Mouse-ear Scorpion-grass. A book-name for Myosotis palustri*, L.—With. od. ii ..."

4. Turf for Golf Courses by Charles Vancouver Piper, Russell Arthur Oakley (1917)
"Among these are white clover, yarrow, mouse-ear chickweed, ground ivy, pearlwort, sheep sorrel, thyme-leaved speedwell, carpenter-weed, creeping thyme, ..."

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