pansy: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (pan'zē), [key]
— pl. -sies.
  1. a violet, Viola tricolor hortensis, cultivated in many varieties, having richly and variously colored flowers.
  2. the flower of this plant.
  3. .
    1. a male homosexual.
    2. a weak, effeminate, and often cowardly man.


Pronunciation: (pan'zē), [key]
— n.
  1. a female given name.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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