Definitions for forget-me-not

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. any of several Old World plants of the genus Myosotis, of the borage family, having light blue flowers.

    Category: Plants

  2. any similar or related plant.

    Category: Plants

Origin of forget-me-not:

1525–35; trans. of MF ne m'oubliez mye

Princeton's WordNet

  1. forget-me-not, mouse ear, Myosotis scorpiodes(noun)

    small perennial herb having bright blue or white flowers


  1. forget-me-not(Noun)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Forget-me-not(noun)

    a small herb, of the genus Myosotis (M. palustris, incespitosa, etc.), bearing a beautiful blue flower, and extensively considered the emblem of fidelity


  1. Forget-me-not

    Myosotis is a genus of flowering plants in the family Boraginaceae that are commonly called Forget-me-nots. Its common name was calqued from the French, ne m'oubliez pas and first used in English in c. 1532. Similar names and variations are found in many languages.


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