the science of measuring the speed of wind.
(meteorol) the technique of measuring wind speed and direction
any of various plants belonging to the genus Anemone, of the buttercup family, having petallike sepals and including several wild species with white flowers as well as others cultivated for their showy flowers in a variety of colors. . Historical Examples In what way might the anemone be of use to its partner, the hermit […]
- Anemone fish
any of several small colorful damselfishes of the genus Amphiprion, as the clown anemone fish, that occur in association with certain tropical marine anemones. noun any of various damselfishes of the genus Amphiprion, such as A. percula (clown anemone fish), that usually live closely associated with sea anemones
fertilized by wind-borne pollen or spores. Historical Examples Nor is it true to say that all anemophilous flowers are inconspicuous as compared with the green of their leaves. The Contemporary Review, Volume 36, December 1879 Various anemophilous, said of flowers that are fertilized by the wind conveying the pollen. The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 […]
fertilized by wind-borne pollen or spores. adjective (of flowering plants such as grasses) pollinated by the wind Compare entomophilous anemophilous (ān’ə-mŏf’ə-ləs) Pollinated by the wind.