jonquil

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Borrowed from French jonquille, itself a borrowing from Spanish junquillo.

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jonquil (plural jonquils)

  1. (botany) A fragrant bulb flower (Narcissus jonquilla), a species of daffodil. [from 1660s]
  2. A shade of yellow. [from late 18th c.]
    jonquil colour:  

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