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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Words that Rhyme 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))

Example sentences of the word daphne

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