Definition of pulsatilla in English:

pulsatilla

noun

  • A plant of a genus that includes the pasque flower.

    • ‘The genus Pulsatilla includes about 30 species, many of which are valued for their finely-dissected leaves, solitary bell-shaped flowers, and plumed seed heads.’
    • ‘Three plants which make an exciting selection for spring colour are aubrietia, pulsatilla and bergenia.’
    • ‘Pulsatilla is a very rare flower which blooms only at Easter in Slovenia.’

Origin

Modern Latin, diminutive of pulsatus beaten about, expressing the notion small flower beaten by the wind.

Pronunciation:

pulsatilla

/ˌpʌlsəˈtɪlə/