What is another word for anemone?

Pronunciation: [ɐnˈɛmənˌi] (IPA)

Anemones are a vibrant and diverse group of flowers, and they have several synonyms that are commonly used to describe them. One synonym is windflower, which refers to the anemone's ability to sway in the wind. Other synonyms include pasqueflower, due to their resemblance to the Pasque flower, and thimbleweed, due to the anemone's cup-like shape. The term wood anemone is often used to describe the Anemone nemorosa species, which is commonly found in woodlands and forests. Additionally, some anemones are known as buttercups, due to their bright, sunny appearance. Whether you call them windflowers, thimbleweeds, or buttercups, anemones are a beautiful and fascinating addition to any garden or floral arrangement.

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What are the hypernyms for Anemone?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Anemone?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for anemone (as nouns)

What are the holonyms for Anemone?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

Usage examples for Anemone

In spring the ground here is hidden by a verdant growth, out of which presently the anemone lifts its chaste flower.
"Wild Life in a Southern County"
Richard Jefferies
Even daisies and buttercups, red clover and white, the delicate forget-me-not of the garden, nasturtiums and marigolds, the shy and tender anemone, the dandelion and lilacs and lilies-of-the- valley, may be forced into unnatural bloom in January.
"Manners and Social Usages"
Mrs. John M. E. W. Sherwood
There are giant garlands of white wild cherry above in spring, and equally white anemone below; by and by an acre of primroses growing close together, not large, but wonderfully thick, a golden river of king- cup between banks of dog's mercury, later on whole glades of wild hyacinth, producing a curious effect of blue beneath the budding yellow green of the young birches with silver stems.
"John Keble's Parishes"
Charlotte M Yonge

Famous quotes with Anemone

  • The Art of Love: knowing how to combine the temperment of a vampire with the discretion of an anemone.
    E.M. Cioran
  • Thy subtle charm is strangely given, My fancy will not let thee be, , Then poise not thus 'twixt earth and heaven, O white anemone!
    Elaine Goodale Eastman

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