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 for Anemone
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pulsatilla \Pul`sa*til"la\, n. [NL.] (Bot.)
     A genus of ranunculaceous herbs including the pasque flower.
     {Anemone">This genus is now merged in {Anemone. Some species, as
     Anemone Pulsatilla, Anemone pratensis, and Anemone
     patens, are used medicinally.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Anemone \A*nem"o*ne\, n. [L. anemone, Gr. ?, fr. ? wind.]
     1. (Bot.) A genus of plants of the Ranunculus or Crowfoot
        family; windflower. Some of the species are cultivated in
        [1913 Webster]
     2. (Zool.) The sea anemone. See Actinia, and Sea anemone.
        [1913 Webster]
     Note: This word is sometimes pronounced
           [a^]n`[=e]*m[=o]"n[-e], especially by classical
           [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: any woodland plant of the genus Anemone grown for its
           beautiful flowers and whorls of dissected leaves [syn:
           anemone, windflower]
      2: marine polyps that resemble flowers but have oral rings of
         tentacles; differ from corals in forming no hard skeleton
         [syn: sea anemone, anemone]

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