rue anemone


noun

a small, North American plant, Anemonella thalictroides, of the buttercup family, having white or pinkish flowers.

Nearby words

  1. rudolph, wilma glodean,
  2. rudra,
  3. rudy,
  4. rudyard,
  5. rue,
  6. rue family,
  7. rueful,
  8. ruefully,
  9. rufen,
  10. rufescent

Origin of rue anemone

An Americanism dating back to 1810–20

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