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Princeton's WordNet

  1. daffodil, Narcissus pseudonarcissus(noun)

    any of numerous varieties of Narcissus plants having showy often yellow flowers with a trumpet-shaped central crown


  1. daffodil(Noun)

    A bulbous plant, Narcissus pseudonarcissus, with yellow flowers and a trumpet shaped corona; the national flower of Wales.

  2. daffodil(Adjective)

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

  3. Daffodil(ProperNoun)


  4. Origin: Ultimately from asphodelus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Daffodil(noun)

    a plant of the genus Asphodelus

  2. Daffodil(noun)

    a plant of the genus Narcissus (N. Pseudo-narcissus). It has a bulbous root and beautiful flowers, usually of a yellow hue. Called also daffodilly, daffadilly, daffadowndilly, daffydowndilly, etc

  3. Origin: [OE. affodylle, prop., the asphodel, fr. LL. affodillus (cf. D. affodille or OF. asphodile, aphodille, F. asphodle), L. asphodelus, fr. Gr. 'asfo`delos. The initial d in English is not satisfactorily explained. See Asphodel.]


  1. Daffodil

    The Daffodil system is a virtual digital library system for strategic support of users during the information search process. It implements mainly high-level search functions, so-called stratagems, which provide functionality beyond today's digital libraries. The Daffodil system was developed as a research project starting as a collaboration between the University of Dortmund and the IZ Bonn, funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft. Currently the Daffodil framework is extended to become an experimental evaluation platform for digital library evaluation at the University of Duisburg-Essen.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Daffodil

    daf′o-dil, Daffodilly, daf′o-dil-i, Daffodowndilly, daf′o-down-dil′i, n. a yellow flower of the lily tribe—also called King's spear. [M. E. affodille—O. Fr. asphodile—Gr. asphodelus; the d is prefixed accidentally.]

Editors Contribution

  1. daffodil

    A type of flower with yellow or white petals and green stems with a variety of different species.

    The local flower shop sell daffodils most of the year round and they are a popular flower worldwide.

    Submitted by MC Harmonious on March 19, 2016  

Etymology and Origins

  1. Daffodil

    An English corruption of the French d’Asphodel.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of DAFFODIL in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of DAFFODIL in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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