noun, plural nar·cis·sus, nar·cis·sus·es, nar·cis·si [nahr-sis-ee, -sis-ahy] /nɑrˈsɪs i, -ˈsɪs aɪ/ for 1, 2.
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Example sentences from the Web for narcissi
Mr. Haggard, in his cassock, was arranging the narcissi on the altar.Boy Woodburn|Alfred Ollivant
Around Boston narcissi are also extensively grown for the market, both bulbs and cut blooms being sold.
A peculiar fungoid disease, known as "basal rot," attacks Daffodils and Narcissi in soil that is cold and heavy or badly drained.Beautiful Bulbous Plants|John Weathers
Of all the poets of today, narcissi along the river, Verhaeren is the least obliging in allowing himself to be admired.The Book of Masks|Remy de Gourmont
But do not forget in covering in the fall to put leaves over the narcissi instead of manure.The Garden, You, and I|Mabel Osgood Wright
British Dictionary definitions for narcissi (1 of 2)
noun plural -cissuses or -cissi (-ˈsɪsaɪ, -ˈsɪsiː)
Word Origin for narcissus
British Dictionary definitions for narcissi (2 of 2)
Cultural definitions for narcissi
A beautiful youth in classical mythology who fell in love with his own reflection in a pool. Because he was unable to tear himself away from the image, he wasted away and died.