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1 bulbous plant having erect linear leaves and showy yellow or white flowers either solitary or in clusters
2 (Greek mythology) a beautiful young man who fell in love with his own reflection [also: narcissi (pl)]

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see Narcissus



  1. Any of several bulbous flowering plants, of the genus Narcissus, having white or yellow cup- or trumpet-shaped flowers


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Narcissus may refer to:
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narcissus in German: Narcissus
narcissus in Modern Greek (1453-): Νάρκισσος
narcissus in Spanish: Narciso
narcissus in French: Narcisse
narcissus in Italian: Narciso
narcissus in Dutch: Narcissus
narcissus in Serbian: Нарцис
narcissus in Swedish: Narcissus
narcissus in Turkish: Narcissus

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Adonis, Aphrodite, Apollo, Apollo Belvedere, Astarte, Balder, Cleopatra, Freya, Hebe, Hyperion, Venus, Venus de Milo, braggart, egocentric, egoist, egotist, houri, individualist, know-it-all, narcissist, narcist, no modest violet, peri, smart aleck, swellhead, the Graces
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