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Princeton's WordNet

  1. forget-me-not, mouse ear, Myosotis scorpiodesnoun

    small perennial herb having bright blue or white flowers

Wiktionary

  1. forget-me-notnoun

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Forget-me-notnoun

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

Freebase

  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.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Forget-me-not

    A flower emblematical of friendship or a keepsake. The story goes that a German knight, walking on the banks of the Danube with his lady, undertook, at her request, to gather a tuft of Mysotis palustris, growing in the water. Encumbered by his armour, he was carried away by the stream, and sank, after having thrown the flowers to his mistress, exclaiming: “Vergess mein nicht!

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of forget-me-not in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of forget-me-not in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of forget-me-not in a Sentence

  1. Vincent Van Gogh:

    At present I absolutely want to paint a starry sky. It often seems to me that night is still more richly coloured than the day; having hues of the most intense violets, blues and greens. If only you pay attention to it you will see that certain stars are lemon-yellow, others pink or a green, blue and forget-me-not brilliance. And without my expatiating on this theme it is obvious that putting little white dots on the blue-black is not enough to paint a starry sky.”

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    (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy
    • A. usurious
    • B. dicotyledonous
    • C. lank
    • D. askant

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