forget-me-not

noun

for·​get-me-not fər-ˈget-mē-ˌnät How to pronounce forget-me-not (audio)
fȯr-
: any of a genus (Myosotis) of small herbs of the borage family having usually bright blue or white flowers usually arranged in a curving spike

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Word History

First Known Use

1532, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of forget-me-not was in 1532

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“Forget-me-not.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/forget-me-not. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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forget-me-not

noun
for·​get-me-not
fər-ˈget-mē-ˌnät
: a small low plant with usually bright blue or white flowers

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