Heart's-ease Heart's"-ease` (h[aum]rts"[=e]z`), n. 1. Ease of heart; peace or tranquillity of mind or feeling. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) A species of violet ({Viola tricolor}), a common and long cultivated European herb from which most common garden pansies are derived; -- called also {pansy}. [WordNet sense 1]

Syn: wild pansy, Johnny-jump-up, heartsease, love-in-idleness, pink of my John, Viola tricolor. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]

3. (Bot.) A violet of the Pacific coast of North America ({Viola ocellata}) having white petals tinged with yellow and deep violet. [WordNet sense 2]

Syn: two-eyed violet, heartsease, {Viola ocellata}. [WordNet 1.5]

4. (Bot.) A common Old World viola ({Viola arvensis}) with creamy often violet-tinged flowers. [WordNet sense 3]

Syn: field pansy, heartsease, {Viola arvensis}. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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