Pansy

Studio Shot of Multicolored Pansy Flowers Background. Large Depth of Field (DOF). Macro. Symbol of Fun and Reminiscence.
Categorías: Planta medicinal
Pansy (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

From Middle French pensée (thought), as the plant resembles someone that is in deep thought, with a lowered head.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpæn.zi/

Noun

pansy (plural pansies)

  1. A cultivated flowering plant, derived by hybridization within species Viola tricolor.
  2. A deep purple colour, like that of the pansy.
  3. Any of various nymphalid butterflies of the genus Junonia. Also called arguses.
  4. (derogatory, colloquial, dated) A male homosexual, especially one who is effeminate.
  5. (derogatory, colloquial) A timid, weak man or boy; a wuss.
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