pasqueflower
noun Etymology: modification of Middle French passefleur, from passer to pass + fleur flower Date: 1597 any of several anemones with palmately compound leaves and large usually white or purple early spring flowers

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  • pasqueflower — [pask′flou΄ər] n. [earlier passeflower < MFr passefleur < passer,PASS2 + fleur,FLOWER, altered by assoc. with Fr pasque, PASCH] any of several plants (genus Anemone) of the buttercup family; esp., a North American wildflower ( A. patens) of …   English World dictionary

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

  • pasqueflower — 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)

  • pasqueflower — 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)

  • pasqueflower — /pask flow euhr/, n. 1. an Old World plant, Anemone pulsatilla, of the buttercup family, having purple, crocuslike flowers blooming about Easter. 2. a related plant, A. patens, having similar flowers: the state flower of South Dakota. [Pasque… …   Universalium

  • pasqueflower — pasque·flow·er pask .flau̇( ə)r n any of several perennial herbs of the genus Anemone having palmately compound leaves and large usu. white or purple flowers and including several (esp. A. pulsatilla syn. Pulsatilla vulgaris) used as sources of… …   Medical dictionary

  • pasqueflower — pasque·flow·er …   English syllables

  • pasqueflower — pasque•flow•er [[t]ˈpæskˌflaʊ ər[/t]] n. pln any of several plants of the genus Anemone, of the buttercup family, esp. A. patens, having purple, crocuslike flowers • Etymology: Pasque (var. sp. of Pasch) +flower (so named by the herbalist Gerarde …   From formal English to slang

  • pasqueflower — /ˈpæskflaʊə/ (say paskflowuh) noun 1. a plant, Pulsatilla vulgaris, with purple flowers blooming about Easter. 2. any of several similar plants, as Anemone ludoviciana. {Pasque (variant spelling of Pasch) + flower (so named by English herbalist… …   Australian English dictionary

  • eastern pasqueflower — 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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