What does the word jonquil mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by Temple Bailey