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Herb Trinity

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The botanical name is Viŏla tricŏlor. The word tricolor explains why it is called the Herb Trinity. It also explains the pet name of “Three-faces-under-a-hood;” but the very markings of the pansy resemble the name. (See Heart’s Ease and Pansy.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Hephæstos
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Heracleidæ
Heralds. (Anglo-Saxon here
Herald’s College
Heraldic Colours
Herb
Herb of Grace
Herb Trinity
Herba Sacra
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Hercules Club
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Hercules Pillars
Hercules Secundus
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