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n. Greek Mythology
A young man who pined away in love for his own image in a pool of water and was transformed into the flower that bears his name.
n. pl. narcissus or nar·cis·si (-sĭs′ī′, -sĭs′ē) or nar·cis·sus·es
A daffodil, especially one with small flowers having a short, cup-shaped corona.
[Latin, from Greek narkissos (influenced by narkē, numbness, from its narcotic properties).]
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(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a beautiful youth who fell in love with his reflection in a pool and pined away, becoming the flower that bears his name
n, pl -cissuses or -cissi (-ˈsɪsaɪ; -ˈsɪsiː)
(Plants) any amaryllidaceous plant of the Eurasian genus Narcissus, esp N. poeticus, whose yellow, orange, or white flowers have a crown surrounded by spreading segments
[C16: via Latin from Greek nárkissos, perhaps from narkē numbness, because of narcotic properties attributed to species of the plant]
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n., pl. -cis•sus, -cis•sus•es, -cis•si (-ˈsɪs i, -ˈsɪs aɪ)
1. any bulbous plant belonging to the genus Narcissus, of the amaryllis family, having showy yellow or white flowers with a cup-shaped corona.
2. (cap.) (in Greek myth) a youth who fell in love with his own reflection in a pool: after his death he was transformed into the narcissus flower.
[1540–50; < Latin < Greek nárkissos plant name]
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|Noun||1.||narcissus - bulbous plant having erect linear leaves and showy yellow or white flowers either solitary or in clusters|
genus Narcissus - Old World perennial bulbous herbs
daffodil, Narcissus pseudonarcissus - any of numerous varieties of Narcissus plants having showy often yellow flowers with a trumpet-shaped central crown
jonquil, Narcissus jonquilla - widely cultivated ornamental plant native to southern Europe but naturalized elsewhere having fragrant yellow or white clustered flowers
bulbous plant - plant growing from a bulb
|2.||Narcissus - (Greek mythology) a beautiful young man who fell in love with his own reflection|
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
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Narcissus[nɑːˈsɪsəs] N → Narciso
narcissus[nɑːˈsɪsəs] N (narcissi or narcissuses (pl)) [nɑːˈsɪsaɪ] (Bot) → narciso m
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narcissus[nɑːrˈsɪsəs] [narcissi] [nɑːrˈsɪsaɪ] (pl) n → narcisse m
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Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
Narcissus[nɑːˈsɪsəs] n (Myth) → Narciso
narcissus[nɑːˈsɪsəs] n (narcissi (pl)) [nɑːˈsɪsaɪ] (flower) → narciso
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