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Noun: anemone  u'ne-mu,nee
  1. Any woodland plant of the genus Anemone grown for its beautiful flowers and whorls of dissected leaves
    - windflower
  2. Marine polyps that resemble flowers but have oral rings of tentacles; differ from corals in forming no hard skeleton
    - sea anemone

Derived forms: anemones

Type of: actinozoan, anthozoan, flower

Part of: Actinaria, Actiniaria, genus Anemone, order Actinaria, order Actiniaria

Encyclopedia: Anemone