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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any woodland plant of the genus Anemone grown for its beautiful blooms and whorls of dissected leaves.

Usage examples (34)
  • An anemone (pronounced uh-NEM-uh-nee), sometimes called a "windflower" for reasons that should clear shortly, is a member of the buttercup family.
  • The windflower and the violet, they perished long ago,
  • So, though he be as fragile as a windflower, he may assure himself,
  • Alfred Austin says, "With windflower honey are my tresses smoothed." for more
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