Meaning of forget-me-not

for•get-me-not

Pronunciation: (fur-get'mē-not"), [key]
— n.
  1. either of two small Old World plants, Myosotis sylvatica or M. scorpioides, of the borage family, having a light-blue flower commonly regarded as an emblem of constancy and friendship.
  2. any of several other plants of the genus Myosotis.
  3. any of various similar plants, esp. of the genus Anchusa or Cynoglossum.
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