Definition of Paper white

1. Noun. A daffodil having star-shaped white blossoms; often grown indoors to bloom in the winter.

Exact synonyms: Narcissus Papyraceus
Generic synonyms: Daffodil, Narcissus Pseudonarcissus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paper White

paper shops
paper snowflake
paper snowflakes
paper tape
paper tapes
paper thin
paper ticket
paper tiger
paper tigers
paper towel
paper toweling
paper towels
paper trail
paper trails
paper wasp
paper white (current term)
paperback book
paperbark birch

Literary usage of Paper white

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1. Woman: In All Ages and in All Countries by Edward Bagby Pollard, Mitchell Carroll, Alfred Brittain, Pierce Butler, John Robert Effinger, Hugo Paul Thieme, Hermann Schoenfeld, Bartlett Burleigh James, John Ruse Larus (1908)
"He took his leave of that lady fair, And to her chamber she went full light, And for all things she did prepare, Both pen and ink, and paper white. ..."

2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (1903)
"paper white Narcissus.—We have been asked as to the disposition of these plants after they are through blooming. If it is desired to keep them after ..."

3. The Science Record edited by Alfred Ely Beach (1875)
"Among the best for indoor growth are narcissus (such as the paper-white and soldi for), hyacinths, snowdrops, crocuses, and tulips. ..."

4. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue by Robert Ellis, Great Britain Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851, London Great exhibition of the works of industry of all nations, 1851 (1851)
"Tissue paper, white, and in brilliant colours. ... Post paper, white and coloured, in bright, lively iours, exhibited as thin, compact, and clear. ..."

5. More Pot-pourri from a Surrey Garden by Maria Theresa Earle (1899)
"... papers—Figs from France—Hornbeams and Weeping Hornbeams—Wire netting round small fruit trees —Damsons—Roman Hyacinths and Paper-white Narcissus— Effect ..."

6. United States Paper Money: A Reference List of Paper Money, Including by George Herbert Blake (1908)
"Gilt figures and letters on back 56 25 Cents Portrait, Fessenden, fibre paper, white value in solid gilt design 57 25 Cents Portrait, Fessenden, ..."

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