wild pansy


noun

any uncultivated or wild form of the common pansy, Viola tricolor.

Origin of wild pansy

First recorded in 1895–1900
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British Dictionary definitions for wild pansy

wild pansy


noun

Also called: heartsease, love-in-idleness, (in the US) Johnny-jump-up a Eurasian violaceous plant, Viola tricolor, having purple, yellow, and pale mauve spurred flowers
any of various similar plants of the genus Viola
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