Part of speech: noun

A bulbous plant related to the daffodil.

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Usage examples "jonquil":

  1. Now, as she stared at the jonquil, it seemed to her that that Senath was she herself again, though she had grown to despise the dreaming, fanciful creature of her muffled memory- perhaps there had been something fierce and great about her, that the present Senath could never capture again. - "Beggars on Horseback", F. Tennyson Jesse.
  2. " The round rug is an oasis," Teddy explained, " and the jonquil is a palm- and we are going to save the dates and figs from our lunch." - "The Tin Soldier", Temple Bailey.
  3. They sat on the oasis and ate, with the patient purple camels grouped in the shade of the jonquil palm. - "The Tin Soldier", Temple Bailey.