Definition of pansy :
A plant of the genus Viola ( V. tricolor) and its blossom, originally purple and yellow. Cultivated varieties have very large flowers of a great diversity of colors. Called also heart's- ease, love- in- idleness, and many other quaint names.
pouf, bougainvillea, nance, fruit, poof, Viola tricolor hortensis, fagot, chicken, milquetoast, plant, fag, sissy, fairy, milksop, nancy, pussy, queen, heartsease, bird of paradise, coward, queer, nebbish, alfalfa, faggot, poove, pantywaist, wimp, bull dyke, chickenshit, baby, dyke
flower (part of speech: noun)
fuchsia, crocus, fleur-de-lis, geranium, amaryllis, hawthorn, aster, edelweiss, mimosa, snowberry, water lily, snowball, phlox, Queen Anne's lace, magnolia, columbine, sweet william, rhododendron, marigold, hepatica, yucca, narcissus, clematis, camellia, hyacinth, chrysanthemum, rose, azalea, spirea, black-eyed susan, wallflower, hibiscus, bluebell, flax, periwinkle, cowslip, lotus, ranunculus, dahlia, anemone, forget-me-not, verbena, cornflower, oleander, hydrangea, jonquil, buttercup, jasmine, wisteria, trillium, mayflower, strawflower, indigo, orchid, baby's breath, daffodil, tulip, daisy, acacia, primrose, rosemary, dogwood, goldenrod, smilax, lavender, gladiolus, morning-glory, duckweed, peony, lily, lilac, carnation, laurel, dandelion, larkspur, gardenia, flower, snapdragon, sweet pea, begonia, African violet, foxglove, foxtail, zinnia, viburnum, honeysuckle, poppy, bloodroot, heather, sunflower, lupine, lady's slipper, poinsettia, hollyhock, violet, iris, petunia
purple (part of speech: adjective)
- " This is the only secret I have kept from you, Pansy. - "The Mettle of the Pasture", James Lane Allen.
- " I am sure," he added, " that even Pansy has grown, and her mother will hardly know her again when we all get home." - "Crusoes of the Frozen North", Gordon Stables.
- Clifford poked a pansy with his stick. - "The King in Yellow", Robert W. Chambers.