heartsease

or heart's-ease

[ hahrts-eez ]
/ ˈhɑrtsˌiz /

noun

peace of mind.
the pansy or other plant of the genus Viola.
the lady's-thumb.

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Origin of heartsease

First recorded in 1375–1425, heartsease is from the late Middle English word hertes ese. See heart, ease
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British Dictionary definitions for heartsease

heartsease

heart's-ease

/ (ˈhɑːtsˌiːz) /

noun

another name for the wild pansy
peace of mind
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