Anemone

Pronounced uh nem oh nee
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About the name Anemone

Anemones are among the first flowers to bloom in the spring. They are also called wind flowers. The word Anemone comes from the Greek meaning "daughter of the wind". The anemone is associated with the story of Aphrodite and Adonis; anemones sprang from Aphrodite's tears when Adonis was slain, or from drops of his blood. Anemones symbolize spring breezes and the death of a loved one. In the Language of Flowers, anemone represents forsaken love.

In Europe, anemones were carried to ward off disease and bad luck. But in Eastern traditions, anemones symbolized bad luck.

A sea anemone is an animal that looks like a flower.

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Origin
Mediterranean
Greek

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