Definition for A-NEM'O-NE, or A-NEM'O-NY

A-NEM'O-NE, or A-NEM'O-NY, n. [Gr. ανεμωνη, from ανεμος, wind. It was by the ancient Greeks written ανεμωλια. Theoph. lib. 6, cap. 7. Plin. 21, 23. Venus is said to have changed her Adonis into an anemone. Ovid. Metam. lib. 10, 735.]

Wind-flower; a genus of plants of numerous species. Some of the species are cultivated in gardens, of which their double flowers are among the most elegant ornaments. Sea Anemone. See Animal-flower.

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