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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (4)

1. a common and long cultivated European herb from which most common garden pansies are derived;
[syn: wild pansy, Johnny-jump-up, heartsease, love-in-idleness, pink of my John, Viola tricolor]

2. violet of Pacific coast of North America having white petals tinged with yellow and deep violet;
[syn: two-eyed violet, heartsease, Viola ocellata]

3. common Old World viola with creamy often violet-tinged flowers;
[syn: field pansy, heartsease, Viola arvensis]

4. the absence of mental stress or anxiety;
[syn: peace, peacefulness, peace of mind, repose, serenity, heartsease, ataraxis]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pansy \Pan"sy\, n.; pl. Pansies. [F. Pens['e]e thought, pansy, fr. penser to think, L. pensare to weigh, ponder. See Pensive.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus Viola (Viola tricolor) and its blossom, originally purple and yellow. Cultivated varieties have very large flowers of a great diversity of colors. Called also heart's-ease, love-in-idleness, and many other quaint names. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Heart's-ease \Heart's"-ease`\ (h[aum]rts"[=e]z`), n. 1. Ease of heart; peace or tranquillity of mind or feeling. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) A species of violet (Viola tricolor), a common and long cultivated European herb from which most common garden pansies are derived; -- called also pansy. [WordNet sense 1] Syn: wild pansy, Johnny-jump-up, heartsease, love-in-idleness, pink of my John, Viola tricolor. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] 3. (Bot.) A violet of the Pacific coast of North America (Viola ocellata) having white petals tinged with yellow and deep violet. [WordNet sense 2] Syn: two-eyed violet, heartsease, Viola ocellata. [WordNet 1.5] 4. (Bot.) A common Old World viola (Viola arvensis) with creamy often violet-tinged flowers. [WordNet sense 3] Syn: field pansy, heartsease, Viola arvensis. [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

heartsease n 1: a common and long cultivated European herb from which most common garden pansies are derived [syn: wild pansy, Johnny-jump-up, heartsease, love-in-idleness, pink of my John, Viola tricolor] 2: violet of Pacific coast of North America having white petals tinged with yellow and deep violet [syn: two-eyed violet, heartsease, Viola ocellata] 3: common Old World viola with creamy often violet-tinged flowers [syn: field pansy, heartsease, Viola arvensis] 4: the absence of mental stress or anxiety [syn: peace, peacefulness, peace of mind, repose, serenity, heartsease, ataraxis]




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