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daffodil

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noun daf·fo·dil \ˈda-fə-ˌdil\

Simple Definition of daffodil

  • : a yellow flower that blooms in the spring and that has a center that is shaped like a long tube

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of daffodil

  1. :  any of various perennial bulbous herbs (genus Narcissus) of the amaryllis family; especially :  one whose flowers have a large corona elongated into a trumpet — compare jonquil, narcissus


DAFFODIL Defined for Kids

daffodil

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noun daf·fo·dil \ˈda-fə-ˌdil\

Definition of daffodil for Students

  1. :  a plant that grows from a bulb and has long slender leaves and usually yellow or white flowers with petals whose inner parts are arranged to form a trumpet-shaped tube





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