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Noun: daphne  daf-nee
  1. Any of several ornamental shrubs with shiny mostly evergreen leaves and clusters of small bell-shaped flowers
Noun: Daphne  daf-nee
  1. (Greek mythology) a nymph who was transformed into a laurel tree to escape the amorous Apollo

Derived forms: daphnes

Type of: bush, nymph, shrub

Part of: genus Daphne

Encyclopedia: Daphne, Alabama