[ US /ˈænɪˌmoʊn, əˈnɛməni/ ]
[ UK /ɐnˈɛmənˌi/ ]
  1. any woodland plant of the genus Anemone grown for its beautiful flowers and whorls of dissected leaves
  2. marine polyps that resemble flowers but have oral rings of tentacles; differ from corals in forming no hard skeleton
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  • There are more than 50 fish species whose lives are linked to Sargassum, and a myriad of invertebrates, including gastropods, polychaetes, bryozoans, anemones, and sea-spiders.
  • It was covered in fucoid algae and delicate yellow and orange plumose anemones that drew us in closer, as there were often a few gems nestling in them.
  • Other flowers that are often seen in the bluebell woods are wood anemone, wood sorrel and ramsons (or wild garlic). Times, Sunday Times
  • When you weave a wood anemone, astrantia and a rudbeckia together, don't expect success as there is little overlap in flowering and the leaves are dull together. Gardens: Planting in drifts
  • We found some, but not the great swathes that we had hoped for, although we were rewarded by plenty of patches of bluebells, drifts of wood anemones, a glade with masses of milkmaids and lots of primroses, cowslips and violas and bugle.
  • Oddly, Hopkins makes perfectly realistic graphite drawings of anemones, tulips and ranunculuses that have the delicacy of drypoint etching; he also paints straightforward Japanese watercolor ‘portraits’ of flowers.
  • Daisies have snowed all over the Campagna, -- periwinkles star the grass, -- crocuses and anemones impurple the spaces between the rows of springing grain along the still brown slopes. The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 04, No. 24, October, 1859
  • They had not intended to spend the afternoon, but found themselves too fascinated to turn away from the breakers bursting upon the rocks and from the many kinds of colorful sea life starfish, crabs, mussels, sea anemones, and, once, in a rock-pool, a small devilfish that chilled their blood when it cast the hooded net of its body around the small crabs they tossed to it. CHAPTER VI
  • Just as the exquisite sea-anemones and all the graceful ocean-flowers die out at some fathoms below the surface, the elegances and suavities of life die out one by one as we sink through the social scale. The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 03, No. 20, June, 1859
  • Spring flowers which can be spotted in the wood at this time of year include the yellow celandine, marsh marigold and wood anemone (also known as wind flower).
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