Definitions for jonquilˈdʒɒŋ kwɪl, ˈdʒɒn-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jon•quilˈdʒɒŋ kwɪl, ˈdʒɒn-(n.)

  1. a narcissus, Narcissus jonquilla, having long, narrow leaves and yellow or white flowers.

    Category: Plants

Origin of jonquil:

1620–30; < F jonquille < Sp junquillo, der. of junc(o) rush, reed < L juncus

Princeton's WordNet

  1. jonquil, Narcissus jonquilla(noun)

    widely cultivated ornamental plant native to southern Europe but naturalized elsewhere having fragrant yellow or white clustered flowers

  2. jonquil(noun)

    often used colloquially for any yellow daffodil


  1. jonquil(Noun)

    A fragrant bulb flower (Narcissus jonquilla).

  2. jonquil(Noun)

    A species of daffodil.

  3. Jonquil(ProperNoun)


  4. Origin: From jonquil; one of the flower names invented in the 19th century.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jonquil(noun)

    alt. of Jonquille


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