hyacinthine

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hyacinth +‎ -ine

Adjective[edit]

hyacinthine ‎(comparative more hyacinthine, superlative most hyacinthine)

  1. Of the colour of a hyacinth.
    • 1674, John Milton, Paradise Lost, Book IV, lines 300-303, [1]
      His fair large front and eye sublime declared / Absolute rule; and hyacinthine locks / Round from his parted forelock manly hung / Clustering, but not beneath his shoulders broad:

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hyacinthine

  1. vocative masculine singular of hyacinthinus