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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Widely cultivated ornamental plant native to southern Europe but naturalized elsewhere having fragrant yellow or white clustered flowers; Often used colloquially for any yellow daffodil.

Usage examples (33)
  • "The round rug is an oasis," Teddy explained, "and the jonquil is a palm -- and we are going to save the dates and figs from our lunch."
  • Thanks to jonquil, I now have a Dreamwidth account.
  • It is, in shape and size, exactly like the flower of the jonquil.
  • That in the towns the market-stalls are bright with jonquil gold, for more
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