wild pansy

wild pansy

noun
any uncultivated or wild form of the common pansy, Viola tricolor.

Origin:
1895–1900

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wild pansy
 
n
1.  heartsease, love-in-idleness, Also called: Johnny-jump-up a Eurasian violaceous plant, Viola tricolor, having purple, yellow, and pale mauve spurred flowers
2.  any of various similar plants of the genus Viola

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