Hyacinthus

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Proper noun[edit]

Hyacinthus m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Hyacinthaceae — the hyacinths.

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Hyacinthus, from Ancient Greek Ὑάκινθος (Huákinthos).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌhaɪəˈsɪnθəs/

Proper noun[edit]

Hyacinthus

  1. (Greek mythology) A Spartan youth loved and accidentally killed by Apollo. The flower hyacinth sprang from his blood.

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