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jon·quil

 (jŏng′kwəl, jŏn′-)
n.
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-).]

jonquil

(ˈdʒɒŋkwɪl)
n
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]

jon•quil

(ˈdʒɒŋ kwɪl, ˈdʒɒn-)

n.
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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jonquil - widely cultivated ornamental plant native to southern Europe but naturalized elsewhere having fragrant yellow or white clustered flowersjonquil - 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
daffodil, Narcissus pseudonarcissus - any of numerous varieties of Narcissus plants having showy often yellow flowers with a trumpet-shaped central crown
Translations

jonquil

[ˈdʒɒŋkwɪl] Njunquillo m

jonquil

nJonquille f (Art von Narzisse)

jonquil

[ˈdʒɒŋkwɪl] ngiunchiglia
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