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Date: 1500-1600
Language: Latin
Origin: Greek narkissos, from narke ( NARCOTIC1); because it contains a substance that puts you to sleep

narcissus

noun
     
Related topics: Gardening, Plants
nar‧cis‧sus plural narcissi [countable]
HBPDLG a yellow or white spring flower, such as the daffodil

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