Meaning of “anemone” in the English Dictionary

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"anemone" in British English

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anemonenoun [ C ]

uk /əˈnem.ə.ni/ us /əˈnem.ə.ni/


  • It was full of fresh and beautiful anemones of all colors.
  • She bowed her face over the flowers—the freesias so sweet and spring-like, the scarlet anemones flaunting over the table.
  • The cowslips and anemones nodded as our boots brushed them.
  • The stem of a good anemone should be eight or nine inches in height, with a strong upright stalk.
  • There was a bowl of freesias and scarlet anemones on the table.

(Definition of “anemone” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)