a species of narcissus (Narcissus jonquilla
) having relatively small yellow flowers with a very short crown
, and long, slender
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Wortherkunft von 'jonquil'Fr jonquille < Sp junquillo, dim. of junco, a reed < L juncus, a rush < IE base *yoini-, rush > MIr ain, rush, ON einir, juniper