daffodil

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English[edit]

A wild daffodil
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Etymology[edit]

Variant of Middle English affodill, from Medieval Latin affodillus, from Latin asphodelus, from Ancient Greek ἀσφόδελος (asphodelos), of unknown origin. The initial d- is perhaps from merging of the article in Dutch de affodil, the Netherlands being a source for bulbs. (Compare newt and nickname)

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daffodil (comparative more daffodil, superlative most daffodil)

  1. Of a brilliant yellow color, like that of a daffodil.

Noun[edit]

daffodil (plural daffodils)

  1. A bulbous plant of the genus Narcissus, with yellow flowers and a trumpet shaped corona, especially Narcissus pseudonarcissus; the national flower of Wales.
  2. A brilliant yellow color, like that of a daffodil.
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