daffodils

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Daffodil \Daf"fo*dil\ (d[a^]f"f[-o]*d[i^]l), noun [OE. affodylle, prop., the asphodel, fr. LL. affodillus (cf. D. affodille or OF. asphodile, aphodille, F. asphod['e]le), L. asphodelus, fr. Gr. 'asfo'delos. The initial d in English is not satisfactorily explained. See {Asphodel}.] (Bot.) (a) A plant of the genus {Asphodelus}. (b) A plant of the genus {Narcissus} ({Narcissus Pseudo-narcissus}). It has a bulbous root and beautiful flowers, usually of a yellow hue. Called also {daffodilly}, {daffadilly}, {daffadowndilly}, {daffydowndilly}, etc.

With damask roses and daffadillies set. --Spenser.

Strow me the ground with daffadowndillies, And cowslips, and kingcups, and loved lilies. --Spenser.

A college gown That clad her like an April daffodilly. --Tennyson

And chance-sown daffodil. --Whittier.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

daffodil

noun

1: any of numerous varieties of Narcissus plants having showy often yellow flowers with a trumpet-shaped central crown [syn: {daffodil}, {Narcissus pseudonarcissus}]

1. Caduceus  2. Golden Key  3. Scales of Justice (Or maybe, 1. HEALTH 2. SECURITY 3. JUSTICE?)

FIRST PRINCIPLES and VALUES

This URL is being reserved for all of us who have a desire to promote electronic democracy, science, creativity, imagination, reason, critical thinking, peace, race and gender equality, civil rights, equal access to education, personal liberty, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, animal rights, compassionate and nonviolent parenting, social and economic justice, open and transparent government that respects the privacy of all citizens in all cases with the exception of when an individually specific search warrant is issued by a judge who is not a part of a secret court, global monetary reform, secularism, cognitive liberty and a permanent cessation of the War on Drugs.

FCC Complaint
Original FCC Complaint
query failed: Line #:6661 QUERY="INSERT INTO botlog(date,word,agent,engine,thishost) values (date(now()),'daffodils','CCBot/2.0 (http://commoncrawl.org/faq/)',engine,'define.com')"