HyperDic: anemone

English > 2 senses of the word anemone:
NOUNplantanemone, windflowerany woodland plant of the genus Anemone grown for its beautiful flowers and whorls of dissected leaves
animalanemone, sea anemonemarine polyps that resemble flowers but have oral rings of tentacles
anemone > pronunciation
Soundsae'nihmow.n; ahneh'mahniy
Rhymesacetone ... zone: 126 rhymes with own...
abalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > anemone: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningAny woodland plant of the genus Anemone grown for its beautiful flowers and whorls of dissected leaves.
Synonymwindflower
Member ofgenus Anemoneperennial herbs with tuberous roots and beautiful flowers
NarrowerAlpine anemone, mountain anemone, Anemone tetonensisSilky-foliaged herb of the Rocky Mountains with bluish-white flowers
Canada anemone, Anemone CanadensisCommon summer-flowering woodland herb of Labrador to Colorado
snowdrop anemone, snowdrop windflower, Anemone sylvestrisEurasian herb with solitary nodding fragrant white flowers
thimbleweed, Anemone cylindricaA common North American anemone with cylindrical fruit clusters resembling thimbles
wood anemone, Anemone nemorosaEuropean anemone with solitary white flowers common in deciduous woodlands
wood anemone, snowdrop, Anemone quinquefoliaCommon anemone of eastern North America with solitary pink-tinged white flowers
BroaderflowerA plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
Spanishanemona, anémona, anemone
Catalananemone
English > anemone: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
Meaningmarine polyps that resemble flowers but have oral rings of tentacles; differ from corals in forming no hard skeleton.
Synonymsea anemone
Member ofActiniaria, order Actiniaria, Actinaria, order Actinariasea anemones
Narroweractinia, actinian, actiniarianAny sea anemone or related animal
Broaderanthozoan, actinozoansessile marine coelenterates including solitary and colonial polyps
Spanishanémona de mar
Catalananèmona de mar, anemone de mar

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