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daffodil:

see amaryllisamaryllis
, common name for some members of the Amaryllidaceae, a family of mostly perennial plants with narrow, flat leaves and with lilylike flowers borne on separate, leafless stalks.
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daffodil

beautiful, but narcotic. [Plant Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 168]

daffodil

symbol of unrequited love. [Flower Symbolism: Jobes, 405]

daffodil

1. a widely cultivated Eurasian amaryllidaceous plant, Narcissus pseudonarcissus, having spring-blooming yellow flowers
2. any other plant of the genus Narcissus
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It is said that Roman soldiers carried daffodil bulbs to chew on to mask the pain if they were wounded.
The annual appeal calls on people to donate and wear one of the charity's daffodil pins to help fund vital care and support for people living with a terminal illness.
People can support this month's Great Daffodil Appeal by donating and wearing a daffodil pin, with generous Scots donating around PS700,000 every year to the wonderful initiative.
The charity's annual fundraiser, the Great Daffodil Appeal, takes place in March and Marie Curie are hoping to get more people than ever wearing the daffodil pin.
Volunteering is fun and easy - give just two hours of your time to a collection near you and collect donations in exchange for daffodil pins.
The terminal illness charity is asking people to give up two hours of their time to hand out their iconic daffodil pins in return for donations.
Since the beginning of March, our volunteer collectors have been out in force across Teesside taking part in our annual Great Daffodil Appeal, which encourages people to make a donation to support - and show their support - by wearing our daffodil pin.
One expert explained that a fourheaded daffodil had, in fact, four stalks which were fused together.
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Synopsis: Since their earliest identification in the mid-1500s, more than twenty-eight thousand hybrid daffodils have been named and registered with the Royal Horticulture Society of England.