Name: Anemone

Origin and Meaning of the Name Anemone

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    Genus of flowering plants
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    (ah NEH mo nee)
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    Itself (Anemone)
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    English speaking countries
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    From the Greek 'anemos', 'wind'. It was presumed flowers blossomed due to the wind, hence the fact the name came into use for a genus of plants.

    Sea anemones are a group of water dwelling, predatory animals of the order Actiniaria; they are named after the anemone, a terrestrial flower. As cnidarians, sea anemones are closely related to corals, jellyfish, tube-dwelling anemones, and Hydra.

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