from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A genus of plants, of the order Ranunculaceæ and tribe Anemoneæ. It is distinguished from the similarly apetalous genus Anemone by its lack of an involucre.
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- noun widely distributed genus of perennial herbs: meadow rue
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I have that same thalictrum and have the tag someplace!
a few large roses, pæonies, or sprays of thalictrum, make a noble ornament for the table, hall, or sideboard, and it is not one of the least useful flowers for trays or dishes when cut short.