Johnny-jump-up - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdʒʌmpʌp|
Brit.  |ˈdʒɒnɪˈdʒʌmpʌp|

noun

- a common and long cultivated European herb from which most common garden pansies are derived (syn: heartsease, johnny-jump-up, love-in-idleness)
- common violet of the eastern United States with large pale blue or purple flowers resembling pansies (syn: johnny-jump-up)
See also:  WebsterWiktionaryLongman