poetaz narcissus

noun
po·​e·​taz narcissus | \ ˈpōəˌtaz- \

Definition of poetaz narcissus

: any of various narcissus that are hybrids between the polyanthus narcissus and the poet's narcissus and have flowers four or more in a cluster and with a short crown that is not crisped

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History and Etymology for poetaz narcissus

New Latin poetaz (specific epithet of Narcissus poetaz), blend of poeticus (specific epithet of N. poeticus, from Latin, poetic) and tazetta (specific epithet of N. tazetta, from Italian tazzetta small basin, small cup, diminutive of tazza basin, cup), the two species from which it is derived

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“Poetaz narcissus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/poetaz%20narcissus. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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