Narcissus polyanthus
Polyanthus Pol`y*an"thus (p[o^]l`[i^]*[a^]n"th[u^]s), n.; pl. {Polyanthuses}. [NL., fr. Gr. poly`anqos rich in flowers; poly`s many + 'a`nqos flower.] [Written also {polyanthos}.] (Bot.) (a) The oxlip. So called because the peduncle bears a many-flowered umbel. See {Oxlip}. (b) A bulbous flowering plant of the genus {Narcissus} ({Narcissus Tazetta}, or {Narcissus polyanthus} of some authors). See Illust. of {Narcissus}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Polyanthus — Pol y*an thus (p[o^]l [i^]*[a^]n th[u^]s), n.; pl. {Polyanthuses}. [NL., fr. Gr. poly anqos rich in flowers; poly s many + a nqos flower.] [Written also {polyanthos}.] (Bot.) (a) The oxlip. So called because the peduncle bears a many flowered… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Narcissus Tazetta — Polyanthus Pol y*an thus (p[o^]l [i^]*[a^]n th[u^]s), n.; pl. {Polyanthuses}. [NL., fr. Gr. poly anqos rich in flowers; poly s many + a nqos flower.] [Written also {polyanthos}.] (Bot.) (a) The oxlip. So called because the peduncle bears a many… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Narcissus papyraceus —   Narcissus papyraceus Narcissus papyraceus …   Wikipedia Español

  • polyanthus narcissus — puokštinis narcizas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Amarilinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Narcissus tazetta), paplitęs šiaurės Afrikoje, pietų Europoje ir pietvakarių Azijoje. Iš jo gaunamas eterinis aliejus. atitikmenys: lot …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Narcissus tazetta — puokštinis narcizas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Amarilinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Narcissus tazetta), paplitęs šiaurės Afrikoje, pietų Europoje ir pietvakarių Azijoje. Iš jo gaunamas eterinis aliejus. atitikmenys: lot …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • polyanthus — [päl΄ē an′thəs] n. [ModL < Gr polyanthos: see POLY & ANTHOUS] 1. any of various primroses with many flowers 2. a tender, sweet scented narcissus (Narcissus tazetta) with clusters of small, star shaped flowers …   English World dictionary

  • polyanthus narcissus — noun see polyanthus 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • polyanthus — noun (plural anthuses; also polyanthi) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek polyanthos blooming, from poly + anthos flower more at anthology Date: circa 1727 1. any of various hybrid primroses 2. a narcissus (Narcissus tazetta) having small white or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • polyanthus — /pol ee an theuhs/, n., pl. polyanthuses. 1. a hybrid primrose, Primula polyantha. 2. a narcissus, Narcissus tazetta, having small white or yellow flowers. [1620 30; < NL < Gk polýanthos having many flowers. See POLY , ANTHOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • polyanthus — pol•y•an•thus [[t]ˌpɒl iˈæn θəs[/t]] n. pl. thus•es 1) pln any of various many flowered primroses 2) pln a narcissus, Narcissus tazetta, having small white or yellow flowers • Etymology: 1620–30; < NL < Gk polýanthos having many flowers.… …   From formal English to slang

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