- any plant belonging to the genus Anemone, of the buttercup family, having divided leaves and showy, solitary flowers.
Origin of windflower
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"I have no secret the world cannot know," said the Windflower.
"No, we are a numerous and beautiful family," said the Windflower.
But in spite of the low voice of the Rose the little Windflower heard her.
Now, what do you suppose there is between the Windflower and the Wind?
The "Windflower" seemed to have been bruised by a rough tempest.The Village of Youth
- any of various anemone plants, such as the wood anemone
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