narcissus: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (när-sis'us), [key]
— pl. -cis•sus, -cis•sus•es, -cis•si
- any bulbous plant belonging to the genus Narcissus, of the amaryllis family, having showy yellow or white flowers with a cup-shaped corona.
- the flower of any of these plants.
- (cap.)a youth who fell in love with his own image reflected in a pool and wasted away from unsatisfied desire, whereupon he was transformed into the flower.
- narcissus (Thesaurus)