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narcissus in Plants topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnarcissusnar‧cis‧sus /nɑːˈsɪsəs $ nɑːr-/ noun (plural narcissi /-saɪ/) [countable] 🔊 🔊 HBPDLGa yellow or white spring flower, such as the daffodil
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narcissusMy house feels solid and safe and orderly; hyacinths and narcissus bloom indoors here even in the dead of winter.Alek brought her a cluster of early narcissus and she wore a short white gown with a grass-blade pattern.They stole my narcissus bulbs that I had been so carefully forcing to bloom in January.Full mouth, high neck, blue-eyed flower girl, his slender pale narcissus.This was not the only story about the narcissus.Among flowers and trees he should admire the narcissus, the violet and the orange.The narcissus is one of two plants around which the story revolves.With its skirt-shaped cups and narrow petals, this narcissus is known as the hoop petticoat daffodil.