a narcissus, Narcissus bulbocodium, of southern France and Morocco, having solitary, yellow or white flowers with an enlarged cup.
- Also called hoop-petticoat narcissus.
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How to use petticoat narcissus in a sentence
Delicate purple Ixias, and yet more delicate Hoop-petticoat narcissus, spring from the turf.Prose Idylls | Charles Kingsley