noun anem·o·ne \ə-ˈne-mə-nē\

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

Full Definition of ANEMONE

:  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

Origin of ANEMONE

Latin, from Greek anemōnē
First Known Use: 1548

Other Invertebrates (Except Insects) Terms

cephalopod, quahog

Rhymes with ANEMONE


noun anem·o·ne \ə-ˈnem-ə-nē\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ANEMONE

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
:  a plant or flower of the genus Anemone
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