noun daf·fo·dil \ˈda-fə-ˌdil\

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

Full Definition of DAFFODIL

:  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

Origin of DAFFODIL

perhaps from Dutch de affodil the asphodel
First Known Use: 1548
May 24, 2015
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learned or pedantic
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