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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-).]
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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]
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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]
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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
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Translations

jonquil

[ˈdʒɒŋkwɪl] Njunquillo m
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jonquil

nJonquille f (Art von Narzisse)
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jonquil

[ˈdʒɒŋkwɪl] ngiunchiglia
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References in classic literature ?
Maybe she would be carrying home a bunch of jonquils or a hyacinth plant.
Th' very little ones are snowdrops an' crocuses an' th' big ones are narcissuses an' jonquils and daffydowndillys.
Summer followed summer, and the yellow jonquils bloomed and died many times, and nights of horror repeated the story of their shame, but he was unchanged.
Above, Jupiter hung like a full-blown jonquil, so bright as almost to throw a shade.
This is where we would bring picnics, sit in quiet churches and walk along trails lined with mayapples, jonquils and honeysuckle.
Seen around town are lots and lots of Easter flowers, jonquils and wild violets, a sure harbinger of spring.
To begin with, Amanda frequently makes reference to jonquils, which represent her connection with her much brighter past, running parallel with the bright past of Williams's mother, who, according to Brown, "recalled that in her youth she was always 'the belle of the ball'" (Heintzelman & Smith-Howard 2005: 94) and who never stopped dreaming of grandeur.
Narcissus pseudonarcissus, Narcissus poeticus recurvus and many jonquils can be purchased from bulb specialists as dry bulbs but neither cyclamineus or bulbocodium store well and are best bought in growth in pots.
Narcissus pseudonarcissus, Narcissus poeticus recurvus and many jonquils can be purchased from bulb specialists as dry bulbs, but neither cyclamineus or bulbocodium store well and are best bought in growth in pots.
for more of itself: the startle of sun against holly and jonquils, their
The genus itself encompasses dozens of species, hybrids, varieties and forms including jonquils which have dark green, round, rush-like leaves and clusters of small, fragrant, early, yellow blossoms.
They'll spend money on gouda and cafe meals and fresh jonquils