often capitalized
: of or relating to the mythological Narcissus

Word History


Narcissus, beautiful youth of Greco-Roman mythology who fell in love with his own image, died of unrequited love and was turned into the flower narcissus (from Latin, from Greek Narkissos) + English -an

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“Narcissan.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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