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daf·fo·dil

 (dăf′ə-dĭl)
n.
1.
a. Any of various bulbous plants of the genus Narcissus, especially one of the many cultivated varieties of N. pseudonarcissus, having showy, usually yellow flowers with a trumpet-shaped central corona.
b. The flower of any of these plants.
2. A brilliant to vivid yellow.

[Alteration of Middle English affodil, from Latin asphodelus, asphodel; see asphodel.]
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daffodil

(ˈdæfədɪl)
n
1. (Plants) Also called: Lent lily a widely cultivated Eurasian amaryllidaceous plant, Narcissus pseudonarcissus, having spring-blooming yellow flowers
2. (Plants) any other plant of the genus Narcissus
3. (Colours)
a. a brilliant yellow colour
b. (as adjective): daffodil paint.
4. (Heraldry) a daffodil, or a representation of one, as a national emblem of Wales
[C14: from Dutch de affodil the asphodel, from Medieval Latin affodillus, variant of Latin asphodelus asphodel]
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daf•fo•dil

(ˈdæf ə dɪl)

n.
1. any plant of the genus Narcissus, of the amaryllis family, esp. species having solitary yellow flowers with a trumpetlike corona.
2. the flower itself.
3. clear yellow; canary.
[1530–40; unexplained variant of Middle English affodile < Vulgar Latin affodillus, variant of asphodelus < Greek asphódelos asphodel]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.daffodil - any of numerous varieties of Narcissus plants having showy often yellow flowers with a trumpet-shaped central crowndaffodil - any of numerous varieties of Narcissus plants having showy often yellow flowers with a trumpet-shaped central crown
narcissus - bulbous plant having erect linear leaves and showy yellow or white flowers either solitary or in clusters
jonquil - often used colloquially for any yellow daffodil
Narcissus papyraceus, paper white - a daffodil having star-shaped white blossoms; often grown indoors to bloom in the winter
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Translations
narcis
påskelilje
narsissi
sunovratnarcis
nárciszsárga nárcisz
hátíîalilja
ラッパズイセン
수선화
narcizas
dzeltenā narcise
narcis
narcisa
påsklilja
ดอกแดฟโฟดีลมีสีเหลือง
nergiszerrin
hoa thủy tiên

daffodil

[ˈdæfədɪl] Nnarciso m
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daffodil

[ˈdæfədɪl] njonquille f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

daffodil

nOsterglocke f, → Narzisse f
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daffodil

[ˈdæfədɪl] ntrombone m, giunchiglia
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daffodil

(ˈdӕfədil) noun
a kind of yellow spring flower which grows from a bulb.
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daffodil

نَرْجِسٌ بَرِّيّ narcis påskelilje Osterglocke ασφόδελος narciso narsissi jonquille sunovrat narciso ラッパズイセン 수선화 narcis påskelilje żonkil narciso желтый нарцисс påsklilja ดอกแดฟโฟดีลมีสีเหลือง nergis hoa thủy tiên 水仙
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