[jong-kwil, jon-] /ˈdʒɒŋ kwɪl, ˈdʒɒn-/
a narcissus, Narcissus jonquilla, having long, narrow, rushlike leaves and fragrant, yellow or white flowers.
a Eurasian amaryllidaceous plant, Narcissus jonquilla with long fragrant yellow or white short-tubed flowers
any of various other small daffodil-like plants
1660s, species of narcissus, from French jonquille (17c.), from Spanish junquillo, diminutive of junco “rush, reed,” from Latin iuncus “rush;” so called in reference to its leaves. The type of canary bird (1865) is so called for its pale yellow color, which is like that of the flower.
[jon-suh n] /ˈdʒɒn sən/ noun 1. Ben, 1573?–1637, English dramatist and poet. /ˈdʒɒnsən/ noun 1. Ben. 1572–1637, English dramatist and poet, who developed the “comedy of humours”, in which each character is used to satirize one particular humour or temperament. His plays include Volpone (1606), The Alchemist (1610), and Bartholomew Fair (1614), and he also […]
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[jook, joo k] /dʒuk, dʒʊk/ noun, Slang. 1. . [jook] /dʒuk/ noun, verb (used with or without object), Scot. 1. . [jook] /dʒuk/ Scot. noun 1. a sudden, elusive movement. verb (used with or without object) 2. to dodge or duck. /dʒʊk/ verb 1. (transitive) to poke or puncture (the skin) noun 2. a jab […]
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