Part of Speech: Noun

Definition: any bulbous plant belonging to the genus Narcissus, of the amaryllis family, having showy yellow or white flowers with a cup-shaped corona.


Found in “Persephone, Falling” by Rita Dove

“ One narcissus among the ordinary beautiful
flowers, one unlike all the others!  She pulled,
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The speaker is saying this specific flower stood out among the other ordinary ones of the same kind that was pulled.




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