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NOUN (2)

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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pulsatilla \Pul`sa*til"la\, n. [NL.] (Bot.) A genus of ranunculaceous herbs including the pasque flower. This genus is now merged in Anemone. Some species, as Anemone Pulsatilla, Anemone pratensis, and Anemone patens, are used medicinally. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zool.) The sea anemone. See Actinia, and Sea anemone. [1913 Webster] Note: This word is sometimes pronounced [a^]n`[=e]*m[=o]"n[-e], especially by classical scholars. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

anemone n 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]