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How does a pansy, for example, select the ingredients from soil to get the right colors for the flower? Now there's a great miracle. I think there's a supreme power behind all of this. I see it in nature.
Clyde Tombaugh

Meaning of "pansy" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD PANSY

From Old French pensée thought, from penser to think, from Latin pensāre.
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PRONUNCIATION OF PANSY

pansy  [ˈpænzɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PANSY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Pansy is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PANSY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

pansy

Pansy

The pansy is a group of large-flowered hybrid plants cultivated as garden flowers. Pansies are derived from viola species Viola tricolor hybridized with other viola species, these hybrids are referred to as Viola × wittrockiana. The pansy flower is two to three inches in diameter and has two slightly overlapping upper petals, two side petals, and a single bottom petal with a slight beard emanating from the flower's center. The plant may grow to nine inches in height, and prefers sun to varying degrees and well-draining soils.

Definition of pansy in the English dictionary

The definition of pansy in the dictionary is an effeminate or homosexual man or boy. Other definition of pansy is a strong violet colour.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PANSY


bronzy
ˈbrɒnzɪ
Broonzy
ˈbruːnzɪ
Finzi
ˈfɪnzɪ
franzy
ˈfrænzɪ
frenzy
ˈfrɛnzɪ
gaberlunzie
ˌɡæbəˈlʌnzɪ
gansey
ˈɡænzɪ
Guernsey
ˈɡɜːnzɪ
Kinsey
ˈkɪnzɪ
linsey
ˈlɪnzɪ
Mackenzie
məˈkɛnzɪ
onesie
ˈwʌnzɪ
phrensy
ˈfrɛnzɪ
quinsy
ˈkwɪnzɪ
Rienzi
rɪˈɛnzɪ
Swansea
ˈswɒnzɪ
tansy
ˈtænzɪ
teensy
ˈtiːnzɪ
teensy-weensy
ˈtiːnzɪˈwiːnzɪ
weensy
ˈwiːnzɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PANSY

pansexual
pansexualism
pansexualist
pansexuality
pansied
pansies
pansophic
pansophical
pansophically
pansophism
pansophist
pansophy
panspermatism
panspermatist
panspermia
panspermic
panspermism
panspermist
panspermy
pant

WORDS THAT END LIKE PANSY

busy
classy
controversy
courtesy
daisy
easy
embassy
fantasy
glossy
Gypsy
Malagasy
messy
missy
noisy
pussy
sassy
sonsy
sy
unsonsy
wild pansy

Synonyms and antonyms of pansy in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «pansy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PANSY

Find out the translation of pansy to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of pansy from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «pansy» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

三色堇
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

pensamiento
570 millions of speakers

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pansy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

स्रीवत
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

وطي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

анютины глазки
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pansy
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

স্বকামী পুরুষ-প্রাণী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

pensée
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pansy
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Stiefmütterchen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

パンジー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pansy
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cây từ la lan
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பான்சி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सुगंधी व औषधी वनस्पती
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hercai menekşe
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

viola del pensiero
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

bratek
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

братки
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

trei frați pătați
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πανσές
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Pansy
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

pensé
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

stemorsblomst
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of pansy

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PANSY»

The term «pansy» is quite widely used and occupies the 36.851 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PANSY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about pansy

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2 QUOTES WITH «PANSY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word pansy.
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Sara Paxton
Well, I am a giant pansy and freak out if seaweed touches my leg in the ocean.
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Clyde Tombaugh
How does a pansy, for example, select the ingredients from soil to get the right colors for the flower? Now there's a great miracle. I think there's a supreme power behind all of this. I see it in nature.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PANSY»

Discover the use of pansy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to pansy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Deflowered: My Life in Pansy Division
Presents a memoir by one of the founding member of the gay rock band, as he discusses his experiences during the early days of the band's beginnings in San Francisco, its struggles for acceptance, seach for a label, rise on the tour circuit ...
Jon Ginoli, 2009
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Four Girls at Chautauqua
Aka Isabella M. Alden
Pansy, Isabella MacDonald Alden, Isabella M. Pansy, 2006
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The Book of the Pansy, Viola, a Violet
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process.
Howard H. Crane, 2008
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Introduction To Lapidary
Briefly surveys the history of lapidary, tells how to select, prepare, and work with stones, and describes useful equipment and techniques
Pansy D. Kraus, 1987
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Little Pansy
Pansy (fict.name.) schoolfellows and herself ; but I have written enough, I think, to show that, in these early school-days, she had some trials to bear, which, if they were not very heavy compared with other troubles she had known, or with the ...
Pansy (fict.name.), 1866
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Physiological and Environmental Factors Affecting Shoot ...
Experiment 1, run 1 nutrient concentration of tissue, water loss (ml) due to transpiration (averaged of 10 d), and water loss (ml) due to transpiration /area of substrate covered by leaves (cm2) (average of 10 d) from 'Dynamite Yellow' pansy, ...
Brian Alan Krug, 2007
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The Pansy Garden: A Novel
She told me in the kindest of voice, “This is a pansy, and it is yours. We will start a garden, and you will take care of it. You will feed it and watch it grow into a beautiful plant filled with new and friendly pansy blossom friends. There will be glow ...
K. J. Dobi, 2010
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Edible & Medicinal Flowers
No garden is complete without an edging or planting of pansies and violas. The exquisite garden pansy (Viola x Wittrockiana) hybrids available today probably derived from Viola tricolour, Viola lutea and possibly Viola altaica, whose beautiful ...
‎2000
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Floriculture in India
Viola tricolor hortensis; Common Names: Garden Pansy or Pansy, Heart's Ease; Family: Violaceae; Origin: Southern France. Pansy (Syn. Viola x wittrockiana, V. tricolor maxima) is an all-time favourite perennial bushy trailing herb, 15-22 cm ...
Gurcharan Singh Randhawa, Amitabha Mukhopadhyay, 1986
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Flowers That Heal: Aromas, Herbs, Essences and Other Secrets ...
Pansy, Viola tricolor, wild pansy of Central Asia Pansy essence aids one with a deep sense of grief over the loss of a loved one. Grief often affects the kidney and adrenal function and the elimination of waste products. Pansy essence aids in ...
Judy Griffin, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PANSY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term pansy is used in the context of the following news items.
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Pansy Ewan
Pansy Ewan. @pansyewan67669 active 13 minutes ago. If they use the open file by double clicking, they can. my blog post – porn View · Activity · Profile ... «The Tech Update, Jul 15»
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The Mary Sue Dirty Bomb Class-Based First-Person Shooter Review …
We regularly get our developer asses handed to us in public matches by women (I'm looking at you, Lauren “Pansy” Scott). As developers we ... «The Mary Sue, Jul 15»
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Rural Rembrandts announce art show results
In Watercolor the awards went to 1st, Claire Warnke, Industrial Site”; 2nd Joanne Wilson, “ Pansy Explosion”; 3rd Jeanne Snowhook, “Oregon ... «The Oshkosh Northwestern, Jul 15»
4
Kingsport SBK Animal Shelter adoptable animals this week.
Click on the gallery to see new animals at the SBK Kingsport Animal Shelter. In this week's video, we meet: Shady, Persy, Pansy, and Pepper! «Kingsport Times News, Jul 15»
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CORRESPONDENTS: HILL TOP
Pansy Burns and sister Evelyn Campbell are both having a birthday this week. We won't say how many years but we wish them many more ... «Harrison Daily, Jul 15»
6
From virtuosity to lurching madness at Interstellar Rodeo
The former Friday Night Lights star joyfully toyed with the crowd as he performed songs such as Pansy Waltz and The Donor Blues — drawing ... «Edmonton Journal, Jul 15»
7
Democracy goes trivial with the Donald Trump/Lindsey Graham feud
Trump just happened to be on Graham's home turf in South Carolina that day and, like a schoolyard bully who has been challenged by a pansy ... «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
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PRAISE DATES
Revival: 7 p.m. July 27-31, 737 Pansy Ave., Macon. The Rev. Bryant Raines preaching and New Pilgrim Baptist as guest. Call 478-745-4010. «Macon Telegraph, Jul 15»
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Zindel, Royal W.
Royal was born November 5, 1926 in Moweaqua, IL, the son of Samuel “Ed” and Pansy (Cole) Zindel. Royal proudly served for his country in ... «Herald & Review, Jul 15»
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In Memoriam: Pansy Nordstrom
In Memoriam: Pansy Nordstrom By Staff Reports TulsaWorld.com posted 17 hours ago July 23rd, 2015. Updated 20 hours ago ... «Tulsa World, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Pansy [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/pansy>. Oct 2020 ».
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