hyacinth

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Hyacinth

(Hyacinthus) This is a group of hardy bulbs that bloom in the spring. They are mostly natives of the Mediterranean region and the Orient. A few grow wild in tropical Africa. They have bright green strap-like leaves and long spikes with dense clusters of fragrant, colorful flowers that come in whites, blues, reds, yellows, and pinks. Hyacinths can b...
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hyacinth

[n] - a red transparent variety of zircon used as a gemstone 2. [n] - any of numerous bulbous perennial herbs
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Hyacinth

In Greek mythology, the son of Amyclas, a Spartan king. Beloved by the god Apollo, he rejected the love of Zephyrus
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Hyacinth

Hy'a·cinth noun [ Latin hyacinthus a kind of flower, probably the iris, gladiolus, or larkspur, also a kind of gem, perhaps the sapphire; as, a proper name, Hyacinthus , a beautiful Laconian youth, beloved by Apollo, from Greek ..., ...: confer French hyacinthe . Confer Jacinth
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hyacinth

1. <botany> A bulbous plant of the genus Hyacinthus, bearing beautiful spikes of fragrant flowers. H. Orientalis is a common variety. A plant of the genus Camassia (C. Farseri), called also Eastern camass; wild hyacinth. ... The name also given to Scilla Peruviana, a Mediterranean plant, one variety of which produces white, and another blue, ...
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Hyacinth

• (n.) A bulbous plant of the genus Hyacinthus, bearing beautiful spikes of fragrant flowers. H. orientalis is a common variety. • (n.) A plant of the genus Camassia (C. Farseri), called also Eastern camass; wild hyacinth. • (n.) The name also given to Scilla Peruviana, a Mediterranean plant, one variety of which produces white, and ...
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hyacinth

any ornamental plant of the genus Hyacinthus of the family Liliaceae, consisting of about 30 species of bulbous herbs native primarily to the ...
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hyacinth

a red, orange, or yellow variety of the gemstone zircon (q.v.). [2 related articles]
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Hyacinth

Hyacinth is a Greek mixed name. The meaning of the name is `hyacinth flower ` Where is it used? The name Hyacinth is mainly used In English.How do they say it elsewhere? Jacinto ( In Spanish and In Portuguese) Jacenty ( In Polish) For the opposite sex use: In Spanish and In Portuguese: Jacinta (F) In Italian: Giacinto (M) In Italian: Giacinta
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Hyacinth

[given name] Hyacinth is a variant form of the given name Hyacinthe. It may be given to males or females. In modern times, the form Hyacinthe is usually masculine, and Hyacinth is sometimes considered the feminine form. The name is derived from the Greek word hyacinth meaning the blue larkspur flower or the colour purple. English variant fo...
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Hyacinth

Hyacinth or jacinth is a red variety of zircon, sometimes used as a gem stone. Its crystals, when distinct, have the form of a four-sided prism, terminated by four rhombic planes, which stand on the lateral edges. Its prevailing colour is a red, more or less tinged with yellow or brown. The name hyacinth is also given to varieties of the garnet or ...
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Hyacinth

Hyacinth is a shade of purple in which blue predominates.
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Hyacinth

Hyacinth is a genus of liliaceous bulbous plants including about thirty species, amongst which the garden hyacinth (Hyacinthus orientalis) is celebrated for the immense varieties which culture has produced from it. It is a native of the Levant, and was first cultivated as a garden flower by the Dutch about the beginning of the 16th century.
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Hyacinth

[flower] == fair use in Work It out with Chet Atkins C.G.P.== A low res scan of the LP cover. This image is a cover of the album Work It out with Chet Atkins C.G.P. by Chet Atkins. Its inclusion here is claimed as fair use because: It illustrates an educational article about the sound recording from which the cover illustration was taken. T...
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Hyacinth

[Jacek] Father Hyacinth Gulski (November 28, 1847 – December 24, 1911) was a Pioneer Polish-American Roman Catholic Priest. ==Biography== Hyacinth Gulski was born in Chełmno that was part of West Prussia in 1847. In 1866 he joined the Order of the Franciscan Fathers. Gulski was ordained at Laki, German partition of Poland, entering the P...
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Hyacinth

Hyacinth (hī'usinth) or Hyacinthus (hīusin'thus) , in Greek mythology, beautiful youth loved by Apollo. He was killed accidentally by a discus thrown by the god. According to another legend, the wind god Zephyr, out of jealousy, blew the discus to kill Hyacinth. From his blood sp...
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hyacinth

hyacinth, any plant of the genus Hyacinthus, bulbous herbs of the family Liliaceae (lily family) native to the Mediterranean region and South Africa. The common, or Dutch, hyacinth of house and garden culture (derived from H. orientalis of the NE Mediterranean) became so popular in the 18th cent. th...
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hyacinth

Any of a group of bulb-producing plants belonging to the lily family, native to the eastern Mediterranean and Africa. The cultivated hyacinth (H. orientalis) has large, scented, cylindrical heads of pink, white, or blue flowers. (Genus Hyacinthus, family Liliaceae.) The water hyacinth, a floating plant from...
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Hyacinth

[Bichurin] Nikita Yakovlevich Bichurin (Никита Яковлевич Бичурин) (August 29, 1777 – May 11, 1853), better known under his monastic name Hyacinth, or Iakinf (Иакинф), was one of the founding fathers of Sinology. He was born to a family of Chuvash priests and studied in the Kazan seminary. In 1802 he was tonsure...
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Hyacinth

[mythology] Hyacinth θ or Hyacinthus (in Greek, Ὑάκινθος, Hyakinthos) is a divine hero from Greek mythology. His cult at Amyclae, southwest of Sparta, dates from the Mycenaean era. The sanctuary (temenos) grew up around his burial mound (tumulus), located in the Classical period at the feet of Apollo`s statue. The literary myths s...
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Hyacinth

[plant] Hyacinthus orientalis Hyacinthus is a small genus of bulbous flowering plants in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Scilloideae. Plants are commonly called hyacinths s. The genus is native to the eastern Mediterranean (from south Turkey to northern Israel), north-east Iran, and Turkmenistan. Several species of Brodiea, Scilla, and o...
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