Anemonic

Definitions

  • A GARDEN UNDER WATER Starfishes, Crabs and Sea-anemones
    A GARDEN UNDER WATER Starfishes, Crabs and Sea-anemones
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Anemonic (Chem) An acrid, poisonous, crystallizable substance, obtained from, the anemone, or from anemonin.
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Sea anemones Sea anemones

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • anemonic Of or pertaining to anemones, or to the genus Anemone; obtained from anemonin: as, anemonic acid, an acid obtained by the action of baryta upon anemonin.
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Usage

In literature:

It really consists of the internal skeletons of coral-polyps, allied to the sea anemone.
"Life of Charles Darwin" by G. T. (George Thomas) Bettany
It is now time to begin to watch for violets and anemones, and other early flowers.
"Harper's Young People, March 16, 1880" by Various
It is interesting to know that it was called anemone by the ancient Romans.
"Harper's Young People, March 23, 1880" by Various
The Jellyfishes, Sea-anemones, and Corals.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
And soon the anemones near by reopened their treacherous blooms of yellow and crimson.
"Kings in Exile" by Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts
Adonis changed to an anemone.
"The Metamorphoses of Publius Ovidus Naso in English blank verse Vols. I & II" by Ovid
Sea-anemones are like great tropical flowers.
"The Time of Roses" by L. T. Meade
Some of the anemones bloom in April and May, but several wait for June.
"Harper's Young People, June 8, 1880" by Various
Tulip roots also must now be taken up, as the leaves decay: anemones and ranunculuses are treated in the same manner.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
In the tank I placed several sea-flowers (anemones), cut into small pieces.
"Harper's Young People, August 17, 1880" by Various
And in front of me, and towards me, and beside me, Walked Allah's fairest cyclamens and anemones.
"The Book of Khalid" by Ameen Rihani
Crossan shut up like a sea anemone suddenly touched.
"The Red Hand of Ulster" by George A. Birmingham
That anemone was an animal, and had no honey.
"St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. V, August, 1878, No 10." by Various
Fairfax stopped to gather a few anemones and handed them to his silent companion.
"Fairfax and His Pride" by Marie Van Vorst
She had a sense then of pulling within herself, like a sea anemone that has been touched by an enemy.
"Circle of Flight" by Richard Stockham
The Rector was sitting in the library, hard at work rubbing the fluff from the anemone seeds with sand.
"Plashers Mead" by Compton Mackenzie
Fill every one, and I'll try and knock off a few anemones for the governor.
"Of High Descent" by George Manville Fenn
All Nelly's anemones and daisies were lying on the ground, withered.
"Nelly's Silver Mine" by Helen Hunt Jackson
When we first took the trail I specially noticed a lovely little pale mauve anemone.
"Across the Prairie in a Motor Caravan" by Frances Halton Eva Hasell
His sister went out again to gather nettles and blue anemones, but no longer with a merry heart.
"Child Life in Prose" by Various
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In poetry:

Who'll watch the clover secretly unclose?
Finger the sycamore buds, afire with rose?
Trace the mauve veins of the anemone?
Know the peculiar scent of every tree?
"Farewell To Beauty" by Mary Webb
On Bellosguardo, when the year was young,
We wandered, seeking for the daffodil
And dark anemone, whose purples fill
The peasant's plot, between the corn-shoots sprung.
"To Vernon Lee" by Amy Levy
There’s trickling in grass and cheeping in moss,
the tree-tops twitch out of their slumber;
from the farthermost cape the scent wafts across
of anemones countless in number.
"May Night" by Jeppe Aakjaer
And each some little gift has brought to dress
That unforgotten bed,--
Violet, anemone, or lady's-tress,
Or spray of berries red,
Or purpling leaf, or mantle, pure and cold,
Of winnowed snow, wrapped round it, fold on fold.
"Mary" by Susan Coolidge
And the sea-urchin too was there, and the sea-anemone.
It was a world of watery shapes and hues and wizardry.
And I felt old stirrings wake in me, under the tides of time,
Sea-hauntings I had brought with me out of the ancient slime.
"Atavism" by Cale Young Rice
And flowers the fairy-peopled world of flowers!
Thou from the dust hast set that glory free,
Colouring the cowslip with the sunny hours,
And pencilling the wood-anemone;
Silent they seem yet each to thoughtful eye
Glows with mute poesy.
"Breathings Of Spring" by Felicia Dorothea Hemans

In news:

This fall-flowering Japanese anemone from Blooms of Bressingham distinguishes itself with a dwarf habit that is naturally compact.
If you're looking for a new way to rev up late-season sales, think fall blooming perennials such as the Pretty Lady series of anemones .
Florida bans removal of giant sea anemone from ocean.
Among them: Giant octopuses, barnacles and anemones.
Sea horses, pink coral, starfish, anemone.
A giant Caribbean sea anemone at Davis Reef Sanctuary Preservation Area… (Sun Sentinel ).
The latest animal to have its genes examined is the starlet sea anemone .
The most surprising of these is that, genewise, the humble sea anemone looks a lot like a vertebrate, and not much like an insect or a worm.
Solace from anemones, sepals of instinct pushing the air.
From Digging Dog Nursery I also purchased Anemone x hybrid 'Andrea Atkinson', which has white flowers in bloom right now.
Anemones of the genus Neozoanthus discovered by University of Ryukyuk researchers.
Two New Species of Encrusting Anemones of the genus Neozoanthus Discovered and Described.
One last minor bulb, windflower (Anemone blanda), has been a "major" bulb in my garden for a couple of decades and is becoming more "major" all the time as it keeps spreading.
This anemone has striking colors and is very long blooming.
Among them: Giant octopuses , barnacles and anemones.
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