pasqueflower

noun
pasque·​flow·​er | \ ˈpask-ˌflau̇(-ə)r How to pronounce pasqueflower (audio) \

Definition of pasqueflower

: any of several anemones with palmately compound leaves and large usually white or purple early spring flowers

Examples of pasqueflower in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Be sure to keep your eyes peeled for alpine flowers like Davidson's Penstemon, western pasqueflower, sticky cinquefoil, Newberry's fleece flower, and others. Perri Ormont Blumberg, Travel + Leisure, 12 Mar. 2022

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First Known Use of pasqueflower

1597, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pasqueflower

modification of Middle French passefleur, from passer to pass + fleur flower

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The first known use of pasqueflower was in 1597

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“Pasqueflower.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pasqueflower. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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pasqueflower

noun
pasque·​flow·​er | \ ˈpask-ˌflau̇(-ə)r How to pronounce pasqueflower (audio) \

Medical Definition of pasqueflower

: any of several perennial herbs of the genus Anemone having palmately compound leaves and large usually white or purple flowers and including several (especially A. pulsatilla synonym Pulsatilla vulgaris) used as sources of pulsatilla

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