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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Marine polyps that resemble flowers but have oral rings of tentacles; Any woodland plant of a particular genus grown for its beautiful flowers and whorls of dissected leaves.

Usage examples (35)
  • The word anemone comes from a Greek word which means breath, wind, or spirit.
  • The frost-breaking anemone is the only bit of colour on the ground.
  • Fortunately, the anemone is much easier to grow and vastly more reliable than this capricious woodland tree.
  • The Arabs still call the anemone “wounds of the Naaman. for more
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