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Anemone Canadensis
Anemone cylindrica
anemone fish
Anemone Hepatica
Anemone ludoviciana
Anemone nemorosa
Anemone occidentalis
Anemone patens
Anemone pratensis
Anemone pulsatilla
Anemone quinquefolia
Anemone riparia
Anemone sylvestris
Anemone tetonensis

Anemone definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

ANEM'ONY, n. [Gr. from wind.]
Wind-flower; a genus of plants of numerous species. Some of the species are cultivated in gardens, of which their double flowers are among the most elegant ornaments.
Sea Anemone. See Animal Flower.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: any woodland plant of the genus Anemone grown for its beautiful flowers and whorls of dissected leaves [syn: anemone, windflower]
2: marine polyps that resemble flowers but have oral rings of tentacles; differ from corals in forming no hard skeleton [syn: sea anemone, anemone]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek anem?n? Date: 1548 1. any of a large genus (Anemone) of perennial herbs of the buttercup family having lobed or divided leaves and showy flowers without petals but with conspicuous often colored sepals called also windflower 2. sea anemone

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 any plant of the genus Anemone, akin to the buttercup, with flowers of various vivid colours. 2 = PASQUE-FLOWER. Etymology: L f. Gk anemone wind-flower f. anemos wind

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Pulsatilla Pul`sa*til"la, n. [NL.] (Bot.) A genus of ranunculaceous herbs including the pasque flower. This genus is now merged in {Anemone.html">Anemone.html">{Anemone. Some species, as Anemone Pulsatilla, Anemone pratensis, and Anemone patens, are used medicinally.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Anemone A*nem"o*ne, n. [L. anemone, Gr. ?, fr. ? wind.] 1. (Bot.) A genus of plants of the Ranunculus or Crowfoot family; windflower. Some of the species are cultivated in gardens. 2. (Zo["o]l.) The sea anemone. See Actinia, and Sea anemone. Note: This word is sometimes pronounced [a^]n`[=e]*m[=o]"n[-e], especially by classical scholars.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(anemones) An anemone is a garden plant with red, purple, or white flowers. N-COUNT

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Wind-flower.


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