Recent Examples of daffodil from the Web
Thousands of daffodils cover a slope in their own version of Daffodil Hill.
The trees are in full bloom for only a week — the entire neighborhood crowned in pinks, reds, purples, yellows, whites — with tulips and daffodils erupting in every yard.
His family carted in pots of daffodils to scatter around his room, along with some of his favorite books and CDs.
In January 2001, Swiss and German scientists unveiled this health-boosting rice after implanting two genes from a daffodil and one from a bacterium in a common japonica rice called Taipei 309.
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Origin and Etymology of daffodil
perhaps from Dutch de affodil the asphodel
First Known Use: 1548
DAFFODIL Defined for English Language Learners
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
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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