from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Either of two plants, Anemone quinquefolia of eastern North America or A. nemorosa of Eurasia, having deeply divided leaves and a solitary, showy, white to crimson flower.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Used as a common name of two plant species of the family Ranunculaceae, Anemone nemorosa and Anemone quinquefolia.
  • n. A parallel name for snowdrop windflower (Anemone sylvestris).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a delicate flower (Anemone nemorosa) of early spring; -- also called windflower. See Illust. of Anemone.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The wind-flower, Anemone nemorosa.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. common anemone of eastern North America with solitary pink-tinged white flowers
  • n. European anemone with solitary white flowers common in deciduous woodlands


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