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myosotis

Line breaks: myo|sotis
Pronunciation: /ˌmʌɪə(ʊ)ˈsəʊtɪs
 
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Definition of myosotis in English:

noun

A plant of a genus which includes the forget-me-nots.
  • Genus Myosotis, family Boraginaceae
Example sentences
  • A combination of moss-roses and myosotes also forms a charming wreath, especially for a young lady.

Origin

modern Latin, from Greek muosōtis, from mus, mu- 'mouse' + ous, ōt- 'ear'.

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