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hy·a·cinth

 (hī′ə-sĭnth)
n.
1.
a. A bulbous Mediterranean plant (Hyacinthus orientalis) having narrow leaves and a terminal raceme of variously colored, usually fragrant flowers, with a funnel-shaped perianth.
b. Any of several similar or related plants, such as the grape hyacinth.
2. Greek Mythology A plant, perhaps the larkspur, gladiolus, or iris, that sprang from the blood of the slain Hyacinthus.
3. A deep purplish blue to vivid violet.
4.
a. A reddish or cinnamon-colored variety of transparent zircon, used as a gemstone. Also called jacinth.
b. A blue precious stone, perhaps the sapphire, known in antiquity.

[Latin hyacinthus, from Greek huakinthos, wild hyacinth.]

hy′a·cin′thine (-sĭn′thĭn, -thīn′) adj.
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hyacinth

(ˈhaɪəsɪnθ)
n
1. (Plants) any liliaceous plant of the Mediterranean genus Hyacinthus, esp any cultivated variety of H. orientalis, having a thick flower stalk bearing white, blue, or pink fragrant flowers
2. (Plants) the flower or bulb of such a plant
3. (Plants) any similar or related plant, such as the grape hyacinth
4. (Minerals) Also called: jacinth a red or reddish-brown transparent variety of the mineral zircon, used as a gemstone
5. (Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a flower which sprang from the blood of the dead Hyacinthus
6. (Colours)
a. any of the varying colours of the hyacinth flower or stone
b. (as modifier): hyacinth eyes.
[C16: from Latin hyacinthus, from Greek huakinthos]
hyacinthine adj
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hy•a•cinth

(ˈhaɪ ə sɪnθ)

n.
1. a bulbous plant, Hyacinthus orientalis, of the lily family, cultivated for its cylindrical cluster of fragrant, colorful flowers.
2. any similar orrelated plant, as the grape hyacinth or the water hyacinth.
3. a plant fabled to have sprung from the blood of Hyacinthus and variously identified as an iris, gladiolus, larkspur, etc.
4. a reddish orange zircon.
5. a gem of the ancients, held to be the amethyst or sapphire.
6. purplish blue. Also called jacinth (for defs. 3,5).
[1545–55; < Latin hyacinthus < Greek hyákinthos blue larkspur, a gem of blue color]
hy`a•cin′thine (-ˈsɪn θɪn, -θaɪn) adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hyacinth - a red transparent variety of zircon used as a gemstonehyacinth - a red transparent variety of zircon used as a gemstone
zircon, zirconium silicate - a common mineral occurring in small crystals; chief source of zirconium; used as a refractory when opaque and as a gem when transparent
2.hyacinth - any of numerous bulbous perennial herbs
liliaceous plant - plant growing from a bulb or corm or rhizome or tuber
genus Hyacinthus - sometimes placed in family Hyacinthaceae as the type genus
common hyacinth, Hyacinthus orientalis - widely grown for its fragrance and its white, pink, blue, or purplish flowers
Hyacinthus orientalis albulus, Roman hyacinth - hyacinth with loosely flowered spikes, several growing from one bulb
cape hyacinth, Galtonia candicans, Hyacinthus candicans, summer hyacinth - southern African herb with white bell-shaped flowers
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Translations
مُكَحَّلَةٌياقوتِيَّه: زَهْرَة زنبقيَّه
hyacint
hyacint
سنبل
hyasintti
יקינתון
zumbul
jácint
goîalilja
ヒヤシンス
히아신스
hiacintas
hiacinte
hyacint
zumbulзумбул
hyacint
ชื่อพันธุ์ไม้ชนิดหนึ่ง
cây dạ lan hương

hyacinth

[ˈhaɪəsɪnθ] N (Bot) → jacinto m
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hyacinth

[ˈhaɪəsɪnθ] njacinthe f
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hyacinth

nHyazinthe f
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hyacinth

[ˈhaɪəsɪnθ] ngiacinto
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hyacinth

(ˈhaiəsinθ) noun
a plant, a member of the lily family, growing from a bulb and having a sweet-smelling flower.
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hyacinth

مُكَحَّلَةٌ hyacint hyacint Hyazinthe υάκινθος jacinto hyasintti jacinthe zumbul giacinto ヒヤシンス 히아신스 hyacint hyasint hiacynt jacinto гиацинт hyacint ชื่อพันธุ์ไม้ชนิดหนึ่ง sümbül cây dạ lan hương 风信子
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