pasqueflower

noun pasque·flow·er \ ˈpask-ˌflau̇(-ə)r \

Definition of pasqueflower

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

Origin and Etymology of pasqueflower

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


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pasqueflower

noun pasque·flow·er \ ˈpask-ˌflau̇(-ə)r \

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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