Pasque flower
Pasque Pasque, n. [OF. pasque.] See {Pasch}. [1913 Webster]

{Pasque flower} (Bot.), a name of several plants of the genus {Anemone}, section {Pulsatilla}. They are perennial herbs with rather large purplish blossoms, which appear in early spring, or about Easter, whence the common name. Called also {campana}. [1913 Webster]


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  • pasque flower — ► NOUN ▪ a spring flowering plant with purple flowers and fern like foliage. ORIGIN French passe fleur; later associated with archaic pasque «Easter» …   English terms dictionary

  • Pasque flower — Taxobox name = Pasque flower image width = 240px image caption = Pulsatilla vulgaris regnum = Plantae phylum = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Ranunculales familia = Ranunculaceae genus = Pulsatilla genus authority = Mill.… …   Wikipedia

  • pasque flower — noun any plant of the genus Pulsatilla; sometimes included in genus Anemone • Syn: ↑pasqueflower • Hypernyms: ↑wildflower, ↑wild flower • Hyponyms: ↑American pasqueflower, ↑Eastern pas …   Useful english dictionary

  • pasque-flower — paprastoji šilagėlė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vėdryninių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Pulsatilla vulgaris), paplitęs Europoje. atitikmenys: lot. Pulsatilla vulgaris angl. European pasqueflower; laughing parsley;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • pasque-flower — šilagėlė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vėdryninių (Ranunculaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Pulsatilla). atitikmenys: lot. Pulsatilla angl. pasque flower vok. Küchenschelle; Kuhschelle rus. прострел lenk. sasanka …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • pasque-flower — n. a ranunculaceous plant, Pulsatilla vulgaris, with bell shaped purple flowers and fernlike foliage. Also called ANEMONE. Etymology: earlier passe flower f. F passe fleur: assim. to pasque = obs. pasch (as PASCHAL), Easter …   Useful english dictionary

  • pasque flower — [pask, pα:sk] noun a spring flowering plant related to the anemones, with purple flowers and fern like foliage. [Pulsatilla vulgaris.] Origin C16: from Fr. passe fleur; later assoc. with archaic pasque Easter …   English new terms dictionary

  • pasque flower — noun Various deciduous perennial flowering plants, of the genus Pulsatilla, found in clumps in certain grassland areas …   Wiktionary

  • pasque-flower —   n. white or purple flowered anemone like plant …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Eastern pasque-flower — vėjalandė šilagėlė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vėdryninių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Pulsatilla patens), paplitęs rytų Europoje, Azijoje ir Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Pulsatilla patens angl. Eastern pasque… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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