Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

rue anemone


Definition of rue anemone

  1. :  a delicate vernal North American herb (Anemonella thalictroides) of the buttercup family that has white flowers resembling those of the wood anemone and basal leaves

Circa 1818

First Known Use of rue anemone

circa 1818

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up rue anemone? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).