Definition of jonquil in English:
A narcissus with clusters of small fragrant yellow flowers and cylindrical leaves, native to southern Europe and NE Africa.
- Narcissus jonquilla, family Liliaceae (or Amaryllidaceae)
- Other flowers featured in the magazine included daisies and daffodils, jonquils and jasmines, roses and ranunculus, and hundreds of others.
- In actual fact, all daffodils and jonquils are narcissi - but only some narcissi are daffodils and only a few are jonquils.
- Yellow is the most cheerful of all colours, which is why it is so lovely to have daffodils and jonquils in the garden.
Words that rhyme with jonquilAnwyl • pigswill
Definition of jonquil in:
- US English dictionary
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