/ dæfədɪl /
Množina reči daffodil je daffodils.
ETYM Old Eng. affodylle, prop., the asphodel, from Late Lat. affodillus (cf. Dutch affodille or Old Fren. asphodile, aphodille, French asphodčle), Latin asphodelus, from Greek asphodelos. The initial d in English is not satisfactorily explained. Related to Asphodel.
Any of numerous varieties of Narcissus plants having showy often yellow flowers with a trumpet-shaped central crown; SYN. Narcissus pseudonarcissus.
Any of several Old World species of the genus Narcissus, family Amaryllidaceae, distinguished by their trumpet-shaped flowers. The common daffodil of N Europe Narcissus pseudonarcissus has large yellow flowers and grows from a large bulb. There are numerous cultivated forms.