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anemone

noun anem·o·ne \ə-ˈne-mə-nē\

: a type of garden plant that has white, purple, or red flowers

Full Definition of ANEMONE

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:  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 sepals —called also windflower
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Origin of ANEMONE

Latin, from Greek anemōnē
First Known Use: 1548

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Rhymes with ANEMONE

ANEMONE Defined for Kids

anemone

noun anem·o·ne \ə-ˈne-mə-nē\

Definition of ANEMONE for Kids

1
:  a plant that blooms in spring and is often grown for its large white or colored flowers
Medical Dictionary

anemone

noun anem·o·ne \ə-ˈnem-ə-nē\

Medical Definition of ANEMONE

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capitalized :  a genus of herbs of the buttercup family (Ranunculaceae) widely distributed in temperate and subarctic regions that have lobed or divided leaves and showy flowers and that include some (as a pasqueflower) used medicinally especially formerly
2
:  a plant or flower of the genus Anemone
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