from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See anemone.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An early spring flowering species of the family Ranunculaceae; Anemone nemorosa.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The anemone; -- so called because formerly supposed to open only when the wind was blowing. See anemone.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A plant of the genus Anemone, chiefly the wood-anemone, A. nemorosa: so called by translation of the classic name of an anemone or other plant anciently associated with the wind. The wind-loving reputation of this plant appears to have been conferred chiefly by the name.
- n. The marsh-gentian, Gentiana Pneumonanthe.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any woodland plant of the genus Anemone grown for its beautiful flowers and whorls of dissected leaves
wind + flower (Wiktionary)