Forget-me-not definition

fər-gĕtmē-nŏt, fôr-
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Any of various herbaceous plants of the genus Myosotis, having clusters of small blue flowers.
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Any of several similar or related plants.
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Any of a genus (Myosotis) of marsh plants of the borage family, with clusters of small blue, white, or pink flowers: an emblem of faithfulness and friendship.
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Any of a number of other plants related or similar to this.
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A genus of flowering plants of the genus Myosotis, mostly with a small 5-petalled blue flower.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
forget-me-not
Plural:
forget-me-nots

Origin of forget-me-not

  • Translation of Old French ne m'oubliez mie

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition