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anemone

Pronunciation: /əˈneməni/

Translation of anemone in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 [Botany/Botánica] anémona (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Plant smaller bulbs such as crocus, anemones and ranunculus.
    • Dowling's recommendations for winter production in colder regions: lilies, sunflowers, amaryllis, anemones and ranunculus.
    • They also don't eat anemones, astilbes, junipers, foxgloves, daffodils, ferns, grasses and a whole host of things.
  • 2
    (sea anemone)
    [Zoology/Zoología] anémona (feminine) de mar
    Example sentences
    • The hull here is rich in marine life - hydroids, tunicates, anemones and sponges.
    • Some crabs actively seek anemones and sponges as epibionts that may be used for camouflage, and in some cases, as an emergency meal.
    • You will find brightly coloured anemones, firebrick starfish and urchins.

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