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Which spring flower has a name derived from the French word for "thought"?

Question #149991. Asked by psnz.
Last updated Nov 10 2023.
Originally posted Oct 22 2023 6:09 PM.

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The "pansy" is derived from the French word "pensée".
Pansy: The name pansy comes from the French word pensée (thought), which is why it symbolises remembrance and nostalgic love. Pansy is February birth flower. Yellow pansy symbolises happiness, positive energy and joy. Blue pansy is a symbol of honesty and loyalty. White pansy represents innocence and purity. Orange pansy represents love and passion. Purple pansy signifies royalty, nobility and beauty – an ideal gift for someone who is not just ordinary for you. Red pansy is a symbol of love and affection.
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Response last updated by gtho4 on Oct 29 2023.
Oct 22 2023, 6:11 PM
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The idea behind the word is that the plant resembles someone that is in deep thought, with a lowered head.

link https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/pansy

Nov 10 2023, 3:18 PM
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