Origin and Meaning of the Name Anemone
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Used in:English speaking countries
Additional Info: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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