rue anemone


Definition of rue anemone

: 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

Examples of rue anemone in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Then there are mimics like false Solomon's seal and false rue anemone. Grant Segall,, 11 May 2018

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First Known Use of rue anemone

1817, in the meaning defined above

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“Rue anemone.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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