A*nem"o*ne (#), n. [L. anemone, Gr. , fr. wind.]
A genus of plants of the Ranunculus or Crowfoot family; windflower. Some of the species are cultivated in gardens.
The sea anemone. See Actinia, and Sea anemone.
⇒ This word is sometimes pronounced n-m-n, especially by classical scholars.
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