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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pulsatilla  \Pul`sa*til"la\,  n.  [NL.]  (Bot.) 
  A  genus  of  ranunculaceous  herbs  including  the  pasque  flower. 
  This  genus  is  now  merged  in  {{Anemone}}.  Some  species,  as 
  {Anemone  Pulsatilla},  {Anemone  pratensis},  and  {Anemone 
  patens},  are  used  medicinally. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Anemone  \A*nem"o*ne\,  n.  [L.  anemone,  Gr  ?,  fr  ?  wind.] 
  1.  (Bot.)  A  genus  of  plants  of  the  {Ranunculus}  or  Crowfoot 
  family;  windflower.  Some  of  the  species  are  cultivated  in 
  gardens. 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.)  The  sea  anemone.  See  {Actinia},  and  {Sea 
  anemone}. 
 
  Note:  This  word  is  sometimes  pronounced 
  [a^]n`[=e]*m[=o]"n[-e],  especially  by  classical 
  scholars. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  anemone 
  n  :  any  woodland  plant  of  the  genus  Anemone  grown  for  its 
  beautiful  flowers  and  whorls  of  dissected  leaves  [syn:  {windflower}] 




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