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narcissus

nar·cis·sus

narcissus

 
pronunciation:
nar sI ss
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part of speech: noun
inflections: narcissi, narcissuses
definition 1: any of several cultivated plants, related to the amaryllis, that grow from a bulb, have long slender leaves, and bear one or more tubular white or yellow flowers.
definition 2: the flower of this plant.
definition 3: (cap.) in Greek mythology, a young man who fell in love with his own reflection and, when he perished from unfulfilled love, was transformed into a flower.
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