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grape hyacinth

n.
Any of various plants of the genus Muscari, native to Eurasia and having narrow leaves and dense terminal racemes of rounded, usually blue flowers.
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grape hyacinth

n
(Plants) any of various Eurasian liliaceous plants of the genus Muscari, esp M. botryoides, with clusters of rounded blue flowers resembling tiny grapes
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grape′ hy`acinth


n.
any plant belonging to the genus Muscari, of the lily family, having round blue grapelike flowers.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grape hyacinth - any of various early flowering spring hyacinths native to Eurasia having dense spikes of rounded blue flowers resembling bunches of small grapesgrape hyacinth - any of various early flowering spring hyacinths native to Eurasia having dense spikes of rounded blue flowers resembling bunches of small grapes
liliaceous plant - plant growing from a bulb or corm or rhizome or tuber
genus Muscari, Muscari - sometimes placed in family Hyacinthaceae
common grape hyacinth, Muscari neglectum - prolific species having particularly beautiful dark blue flowers
Muscari comosum, tassel hyacinth - large beautiful Mediterranean species having sterile bluish-violet flowers with fringed corollas forming a tuft above the fertile flowers
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