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Definition of Narcissus

Narcissus
Narcissus Nar*cis"sus, n.; pl. Narcissuses. [L. narcissus, and (personified) Narcissus, Gr. na`rkissos, Na`rkissos, fr. na`rkh torpor, in allusion to the narcotic properties of the flower. Cf. Narcotic.] 1. (Bot.) A genus of endogenous bulbous plants with handsome flowers, having a cup-shaped crown within the six-lobed perianth, and comprising the daffodils and jonquils of several kinds. 2. (Classical Myth.) A beautiful youth fabled to have been enamored of his own image as seen in a fountain, and to have been changed into the flower called Narcissus.

Meaning of Narcissus from wikipedia

- common names including daffodil, narcissus and jonquil are used to describe all or some members of the genus. Narcissus has con****uous flowers with six...
- In Gr**** mythology, Narcissus (/nɑːrˈsɪsəs/; Ancient Gr****: Νάρκισσος Nárkissos) was a hunter from Thespiae in Boeotia who was known for his beauty. According...
- Narcissus may refer to: Narcissus (plant), a genus containing daffodils and others Narcissus (mythology), Gr**** mythological character Narcissus (wrestler)...
- Black Narcissus is a 1947 British psychological drama film written, produced, and directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, and starring Deborah...
- Narcissus pseudonarcissus (commonly known as wild daffodil or Lent lily) is a perennial flowering plant. This species has pale yellow flowers, with a...
- Narcissus poeticus (poet's daffodil, poet's narcissus, nargis, pheasant's eye, findern flower, and pinkster lily) was one of the first daffodils to be...
- Narcissus was a Roman athlete, likely a wrestler, from the 2nd century AD. He is best known to history as the ********in of the Roman Emperor Commodus,...
- Metamorphosis of Narcissus (1937) is an oil-on-canvas painting by the Catalan surrealist Salvador Dalí. Originally titled Métamorphose de Narcisse, this...
- Narcissus tazetta (paperwhite, bunch-flowered narcissus, bunch-flowered daffodil, Chinese sacred lily, cream narcissus, joss flower, polyanthus narcissus)...
- Narcissus and Goldmund (German: Narziß und Goldmund; also published as Death and the Lover) is a novel written by the German–Swiss author Hermann Hesse...
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