anemone definition

  • noun:
    • Any of different perennial herbs associated with the genus Anemone, native chiefly to north temperate areas and having palmately lobed leaves and large blossoms with showy sepals. Also referred to as windflower.
    • a-sea anemone.
    • Any plant associated with genus Anemone, regarding the Ranunculaceae (or buttercup) family members, such as the windflower.
    • a-sea anemone.
    • A genus of plants associated with the Ranunculus or Crowfoot family; windflower. Some of the types tend to be cultivated in gardens.
    • The sea anemone. See Actinia, and Sea anemone.
    • A plant associated with the genus Anemonc. Additionally spelled anemony.
    • [capitalized] [NL.] A widely distributed genus of herbaceous perennials, the wind-flowers, normal order Ranunculace√¶.
    • In zoology, a sea-anemone (which see).
    • marine polyps that resemble flowers but have dental rings of tentacles; differ from corals in creating no hard skeleton
    • any woodland plant associated with genus Anemone cultivated for the beautiful blossoms and whorls of dissected leaves
    • Any of different perennial herbs associated with genus Anemone, indigenous chiefly to northern temperate regions and having palmately lobed leaves and large plants with showy sepals. Also referred to as windflower.
    • A sea anemone.
    • Any plant regarding the genus Anemone, of the Ranunculaceae (or buttercup) family members, for instance the windflower.
    • A sea anemone.
    • A genus of plants regarding the Ranunculus or Crowfoot family; windflower. A number of the species tend to be developed in landscapes.
    • The sea anemone. See Actinia, and Sea anemone.
    • A plant associated with genus Anemonc. In addition spelled anemony.
    • [capitalized] [NL.] a widely distributed genus of herbaceous perennials, the wind-flowers, all-natural order Ranunculace√¶.
    • In zoology, a sea-anemone (which see).
    • marine polyps that resemble plants but have oral rings of tentacles; vary from corals in developing no hard skeleton
    • any woodland plant associated with genus Anemone grown for its breathtaking plants and whorls of dissected leaves

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