Definition of daffodil noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈdæfədɪl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdæfədɪl//
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a tall yellow spring flower shaped like a trumpet. It is a national symbol of Wales. See related entries: Plants Word Origin mid 16th cent.: from late Middle English affodill, from medieval Latin affodilus, variant of Latin asphodilus from Greek asphodelos. The initial d- is unexplained.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: daffodil