campernelle jonquil

noun, often capitalized C
cam·​per·​nelle jonquil
variants: or less commonly campernelle \ ¦kampə(r)¦nel \
plural -s

Definition of campernelle jonquil

: a bulbous plant (Narcissus odorus) similar to the common jonquil but having a crown at least half as long as the perianth segments

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History and Etymology for campernelle jonquil

probably from the name Campernelle

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“Campernelle jonquil.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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