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Any of several yellow-flowered daffodils, especially Narcissus jonquilla, having long narrow leaves and fragrant flowers with a short corona.
[French jonquille, from Spanish junquillo, from Old Spanish, from diminutive of junco, rush, from Latin iuncus, rush, reed; akin to Middle Irish aín, rushes (from Old Irish *oín, from Proto-Celtic *yoini-).]
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1. (Plants) a Eurasian amaryllidaceous plant, Narcissus jonquilla with long fragrant yellow or white short-tubed flowers
2. (Plants) any of various other small daffodil-like plants
[C17: from French jonquille, from Spanish junquillo, diminutive of junco reed; see junco]
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jon•quil(ˈdʒɒŋ kwɪl, ˈdʒɒn-)
a narcissus, Narcissus jonquilla, having long, narrow leaves and yellow or white flowers.
[1620–30; < French jonquille < Sp junquillo, derivative of junc(o) rush, reed < Latin juncus]
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|Noun||1.||jonquil - widely cultivated ornamental plant native to southern Europe but naturalized elsewhere having fragrant yellow or white clustered flowers|
narcissus - bulbous plant having erect linear leaves and showy yellow or white flowers either solitary or in clusters
|2.||jonquil - often used colloquially for any yellow daffodil|
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jonquil[ˈdʒɒŋkwɪl] N → junquillo m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
n → Jonquille f (Art von Narzisse)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
jonquil[ˈdʒɒŋkwɪl] n → giunchiglia
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