myosotis

noun my·o·so·tis

Definition of myosotis

  1. 1 capitalized :  a large genus of herbs (family Boraginaceae) with racemose flowers having a salverform or funnelform corolla, the lobes rounded, and basally attached nutlets — see forget-me-not

  2. 2 plural -es :  any plant of the genus Myosotis —called also myosote

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Origin and Etymology of myosotis

New Latin, from Latin, mouse ear, from Greek myosōtis, from myos (genitive of mys mouse) + -ōtis (from ōt-, ous ear) — more at mouse, ear


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