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  • n. Various deciduous perennial flowering plants, of the genus Pulsatilla, found in clumps in certain grassland areas.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a name of several plants of the genus Anemone, section Pulsatilla. They are perennial herbs with rather large purplish blossoms, which appear in early spring, or about Easter, whence the common name. Called also campana.

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  • n. any plant of the genus Pulsatilla; sometimes included in genus Anemone

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  • *debates on how to reply*

    Er...yes. Yes, it does. Possibly. Or maybe not.

    August 14, 2009

  • I know. It fair gets your squippleplunch up, doesn't it?

    August 14, 2009

  • What? How dare he invent a madeupical flower?

    August 14, 2009

  • Wow, that's tampering with the language.

    August 14, 2009

  • Originally passe flower, a flower that surpasses others; consciously re-formed by Gerard because it flowers at Easter.

    August 13, 2009