1. daphne

noun. ['ˈdæfni'] any of several ornamental shrubs with shiny mostly evergreen leaves and clusters of small bell-shaped flowers.


  • wood laurel
  • Daphne mezereum
  • spurge laurel
  • Daphne cneorum
  • shrub
  • Daphne laureola
  • genus Daphne
  • garland flower
  • February daphne
  • bush


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Rhymes with Daphne

  • gaffney

How do you pronounce daphne?

Pronounce daphne as ˈdæfni.

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2. Daphne

noun. (Greek mythology) a nymph who was transformed into a laurel tree to escape the amorous Apollo.


  • δάφνη (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

Sentences with daphne

1. Noun, singular or mass
Some of the most deadly outdoor plants include beautiful flowers like lilies, foxglove, daphne and angel's trumpet.