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hearts·ease

also heart's-ease  (härts′ēz′)
n.
1. Peace of mind.
2. A small European plant (Viola tricolor) having spurred flowers marked with purple, yellow, and white. It was used to develop hybrid varieties of cultivated pansies. Also called wild pansy.

heartsease

(ˈhɑːtsˌiːz) or

heart's-ease

n
1. (Plants) another name for the wild pansy
2. peace of mind

hearts′ease`

or heart's′-ease`,



n.
1. peace of mind.
2. any of various plants of the genus Viola, esp. the pansy.
[1375–1425]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.heartsease - a common and long cultivated European herb from which most common garden pansies are derivedheartsease - a common and long cultivated European herb from which most common garden pansies are derived
viola - any of the numerous plants of the genus Viola
2.heartsease - violet of Pacific coast of North America having white petals tinged with yellow and deep violetheartsease - violet of Pacific coast of North America having white petals tinged with yellow and deep violet
violet - any of numerous low-growing violas with small flowers
3.heartsease - common Old World viola with creamy often violet-tinged flowersheartsease - common Old World viola with creamy often violet-tinged flowers
viola - any of the numerous plants of the genus Viola
4.heartsease - the absence of mental stress or anxietyheartsease - the absence of mental stress or anxiety
quietude, quietness, tranquillity, tranquility - a state of peace and quiet
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