Hyacinthus

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Hyacinthus m

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

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

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  • IPA(key): /ˌhaɪəˈsɪnθəs/

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Hyacinthus

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

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