A cluster of yellow jonquils.
jonquil definition by Webster's New World
- a species of narcissus (Narcissus jonquilla) having relatively small yellow flowers with a very short crown, and long, slender leaves
- its bulb or flower
- loosely any narcissus
Origin: French jonquille ; from Spanish junquillo, diminutive of junco, a reed ; from Classical Latin juncus, a rush ; from Indo-European base an unverified form yoini-, rush from source Middle Irish ain, rush, Old Norse einir, juniper
jonquil definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Spanish junquilla, from the name Junquello, diminutive of junco, reed, from Latin iuncus.