paper-white narcissus

noun
variants: or less commonly paper-white

Definition of paper-white narcissus 

: a polyanthus narcissus bearing clusters of small very fragrant pure white blossoms

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First Known Use of paper-white narcissus

1806, in the meaning defined above

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