from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Greek Mythology A young man who pined away in love for his own image in a pool of water and was transformed into the flower that bears his name.
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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Amaryllidaceae — the daffodils.
- proper n. A youth who spurned the love of Echo and fell in love with his own reflection in a pool: in some versions of the myth, he drowned trying to reach it, while in others he sat fixated until a god took pity and transformed him into a flower.
From Ancient Greek Νάρκισσος (Narkissos, "Narcissus"), a hero in Greek mythology, renowned for his beauty and pride. (Wiktionary)
From Ancient Greek Νάρκισσος (Narkissos, "Narcissus"). (Wiktionary)