Pronunciation: (pan'zē),[key] —n., —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. Slang(disparaging and offensive).
a. a male homosexual.
b. a weak, effeminate, and often cowardly man.
Pronunciation: (pan'zē),[key] —n. a female given name.