windflower

[wind-flou-er]
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noun

any plant belonging to the genus Anemone, of the buttercup family, having divided leaves and showy, solitary flowers.

Origin of windflower

1545–55; translation of Greek amemṓnē anemone; see wind1, flower
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windflower

noun

any of various anemone plants, such as the wood anemone
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