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Webster 1913 Edition


Anemone

A-nem′o-ne

,
Noun.
[L.
anemone
, Gr. [GREEK], fr. [GREEK] wind.]
1.
(Bot.)
A genus of plants of the
Ranunculus
or Crowfoot family; windflower. Some of the species are cultivated in gardens.
2.
(Zool.)
The sea anemone. See
Actinia
, and
Sea anemone
.
☞ This word is sometimes pronounced
ănˊē-mō′nē̍
, especially by classical scholars.

Webster 1828 Edition


Anemone

ANEM'ONE

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Definition 2021


Anemone

Anemone

See also: anemone, anémone, and anêmone

Translingual

Anemone ranunculoides

Wikispecies

Proper noun

Anemone f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Ranunculaceae – the anemones.

References

  1. Erhardt, Walter & Götz, Erich & Bödeker, Nils & Seybold, Siegmund, Zander. Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen. Dictionary of plant names. Dictionnaire des noms de plantes, Ulmer, 2000.
  2. Stearn T. William, Botanical Latin, Redwood Burn, third edition 1983

anemone

anemone

See also: Anemone, anémone, and anêmone

English

Anemone hortensis

Noun

anemone (plural anemones)

  1. Any plant of the genus Anemone, of the Ranunculaceae (or buttercup) family, such as the windflower.
  2. A sea anemone.

Derived terms

Translations

References

  1. "anemone". Oxford English Dictionary. Oxford University Press. 2nd ed. 1989.
  2. Edward Yechezkel Kutscher, The Language and Linguistic Background of the Isiah Scroll (Leiden, Netherlands: Brill, 1974), 380; first published in Hebrew, in Jerusalem, 1959.
  3. Babcock, Philip, ed., Webster's Third New International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged, s.v. "anemone" (Springfield, Mass.: Merriam-Webser, 1993).
  4. C.T. Onions, The Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology, s.v. "anemone" (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1967).

Italian

Noun

anemone m (plural anemoni)

  1. anemone

Related terms

  • anemone di mare

See also


Latin

anemōnae (windflowers)

Etymology

From Ancient Greek ἀνεμώνη (anemṓnē). Pliny says it was so called because the flowers opened only when the wind blew.

Pronunciation

Noun

anemōnē f (genitive anemōnēs); first declension

  1. windflower, anemone

Inflection

First declension, Greek type.

Case Singular Plural
nominative anemōnē anemōnae
genitive anemōnēs anemōnārum
dative anemōnae anemōnīs
accusative anemōnēn anemōnās
ablative anemōnē anemōnīs
vocative anemōnē anemōnae

Descendants

  • Italian: anemone
  • Norman: anémône

References