daffodil

noun daf·fo·dil \ ˈda-fə-ˌdil \

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

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Origin and Etymology of daffodil

perhaps from Dutch de affodil the asphodel


DAFFODIL Defined for English Language Learners

daffodil

noun

Definition of daffodil for English Language Learners

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


DAFFODIL Defined for Kids

daffodil

noun daf·fo·dil \ ˈda-fə-ˌdil \

Definition of daffodil for Students

: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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