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hoop-petticoat narcissus

[hoop-pet-ee-koht, hoo p-] /ˈhupˌpɛt iˌkoʊt, ˈhʊp-/
Origin of hoop-petticoat narcissus
1885-1890
1885-90
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  • Delicate purple Ixias, and yet more delicate hoop-petticoat narcissus, spring from the turf.

    Prose Idylls Charles Kingsley

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