HyperDic: narcissus

English > 2 senses of the word narcissus / Narcissus:
NOUNplantnarcissusbulbous plant having erect linear leaves and showy yellow or white flowers either solitary or in clusters
person Narcissus(Greek mythology) a beautiful young man who fell in love with his own reflection
narcissus / Narcissus > pronunciation
Soundsnaarsih'sahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > narcissus: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
Meaningbulbous plant having erect linear leaves and showy yellow or white flowers either solitary or in clusters.
Member ofgenus NarcissusOld World perennial bulbous herbs
Narrowerdaffodil, Narcissus pseudonarcissusAny of numerous varieties of Narcissus plants having showy often yellow flowers with a trumpet-shaped central crown
jonquil, Narcissus jonquillaWidely cultivated ornamental plant native to southern Europe but naturalized elsewhere having fragrant yellow or white clustered flowers
Broaderbulbous plantplant growing from a bulb
Spanishnarciso
Catalannarcís
English > Narcissus: 2 senses > noun 2, person
Meaning(Greek mythology) a beautiful young man who fell in love with his own reflection.
CategoryGreek mythologyThe mythology of the ancient Greeks
Instance ofmythical beingAn imaginary being of myth or fable
SpanishNarciso

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