jon·quil (jŏngkwəl, jŏn-)
Any of several yellow-flowered daffodils, especially Narcissus jonquilla, having long narrow leaves and fragrant flowers with a short corona.
[French jonquille, from Spanish junquillo, from Old Spanish, from diminutive of junco, rush, from Latin iuncus, rush, reed; akin to Middle Irish aín, rushes (from Old Irish *oín, from Proto-Celtic *yoini-).]
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