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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 nar·cis·sus /nɑrˈsɪsəs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Nar·cis·sus n.; pl. Narcissuses
 1. Bot. A genus of endogenous bulbous plants with handsome flowers, having a cup-shaped crown within the six-lobed perianth, and comprising the daffodils and jonquils of several kinds.
 2. Classical Myth. (Capitalized)A beautiful youth fabled to have been enamored of his own image as seen in a fountain, and to have been changed into the flower called Narcissus.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: bulbous plant having erect linear leaves and showy yellow or
           white flowers either solitary or in clusters
      2: (Greek mythology) a beautiful young man who fell in love
         with his own reflection
      [also: narcissi (pl)]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    daffodil, a Roman whom Paul salutes (Rom. 16:11). He is supposed
    to have been the private secretary of the emperor Claudius. This
    is, however, quite uncertain.

From: Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's)

 Narcissus, astonishment; stupidity