[luhv-in-uh-mist] /ˈlʌv ɪn əˈmɪst/
a plant, Nigella damascena, of the buttercup family, having feathery dissected leaves and whitish or blue flowers.
an erect S European ranunculaceous plant, Nigella damascena, cultivated as a garden plant, having finely cut leaves and white or pale blue flowers See also fennelflower
noun 1. another name for the wild pansy
[luhv-joi] /ˈlʌvˌdʒɔɪ/ noun 1. Elijah P(arish) 1802–37, U.S. abolitionist and newspaper editor.
noun 1. a knot of ribbon as a token of love. noun 1. a stylized bow, usually of ribbon, symbolizing the bond between two lovers Also called lover’s knot
[luhv-leys] /ˈlʌvˌleɪs/ noun 1. Richard, 1618–56, English poet. /ˈlʌvˌleɪs/ noun 1. Countess of, title of Ada Augusta King. 1815–52, English mathematician and personal assistant to Charles Babbage: daughter of Lord Byron. She wrote the first computer program 2. Richard. 1618–58, English Cavalier poet, noted for To Althea from Prison (1642) and Lucasta (1649)