Definitions for johnny-jump-up
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
any of various American violets, esp.
a small form of the pansy
Origin of Johnny-jump-up:
wild pansy, Johnny-jump-up, heartsease, love-in-idleness, pink of my John, Viola tricolor(noun)
a common and long cultivated European herb from which most common garden pansies are derived
bird's-foot violet, pansy violet, Johnny-jump-up, wood violet, Viola pedata(noun)
common violet of the eastern United States with large pale blue or purple flowers resembling pansies
One of several violets in the Viola family.
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