AskDefine | Define hyacinth

Dictionary Definition



1 a red transparent variety of zircon used as a gemstone [syn: jacinth]
2 any of numerous bulbous perennial herbs

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  1. Any bulbous plant of the genus Hyacinthus, native to the Mediterranean and South Africa.


plant of the genus Hyacinthus

Extensive Definition

Hyacinth may refer to the following persons:
(see also San Jacinto, "Saint Hyacinth" in Spanish)
Hyacinth may also refer to the following plants:
Hyacinth may also refer to:
hyacinth in Italian: Giacinto
hyacinth in Polish: Hiacynt
hyacinth in Portuguese: Jacinto
hyacinth in Slovenian: Hyacinth
hyacinth in Ukrainian: Гіацинт
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