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wood anemone

noun
1.
any of several anemones, especially Anemone nemorosa, of the Old World, or A. quinquefolia, of the U.S.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60
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  • wood anemone, wild geranium, and early meadow rue all flower abundantly under the large trees.
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wood anemone

noun
1.
any of several woodland anemone plants, esp Anemone quinquefolia of E North America and A. nemorosa of Europe, having finely divided leaves and solitary white flowers Also called windflower
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