Wood hyacinth
Wood hyacinth Wood hyacinth A European squill ({Scilla nonscripta}) having a scape bearing a raceme of drooping blue, purple, white, or sometimes pink, bell-shaped flowers. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • wood hyacinth — n. a European scilla (Scilla nonscripta) with racemes of drooping, blue, white, or rose, bell shaped flowers …   English World dictionary

  • wood hyacinth — noun sometimes placed in genus Scilla • Syn: ↑wild hyacinth, ↑bluebell, ↑harebell, ↑Hyacinthoides nonscripta, ↑Scilla nonscripta • Hypernyms: ↑liliaceous plant • Me …   Useful english dictionary

  • wood hyacinth — /wʊd ˈhaɪəsənθ/ (say wood huyuhsuhnth) noun See bluebell (def. 3) …   Australian English dictionary

  • wood hyacinth — bluebell (def. 2). [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • hyacinth — n. 1 any bulbous plant of the genus Hyacinthus with racemes of usu. purplish blue, pink, or white bell shaped fragrant flowers. 2 = grape hyacinth. 3 the purplish blue colour of the hyacinth flower. 4 an orange variety of zircon used as a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wood — n. 1 a a hard fibrous material that forms the main substance of the trunk or branches of a tree or shrub. b this cut for timber or for fuel, or for use in crafts, manufacture, etc. 2 (in sing. or pl.) growing trees densely occupying a tract of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • wood — n. 1 a a hard fibrous material that forms the main substance of the trunk or branches of a tree or shrub. b this cut for timber or for fuel, or for use in crafts, manufacture, etc. 2 (in sing. or pl.) growing trees densely occupying a tract of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • wood violet — noun 1. common violet of the eastern United States with large pale blue or purple flowers resembling pansies • Syn: ↑bird s foot violet, ↑pansy violet, ↑Johnny jump up, ↑Viola pedata • Hypernyms: ↑violet 2. common European violet that grows in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • wild hyacinth — noun 1. sometimes placed in genus Scilla • Syn: ↑wood hyacinth, ↑bluebell, ↑harebell, ↑Hyacinthoides nonscripta, ↑Scilla nonscripta • Hypernyms: ↑liliaceous plant …   Useful english dictionary

  • wild hyacinth — n. ☆ 1. a camass (Camassia scilloides) of the E U.S., with bluish flowers 2. WOOD HYACINTH …   English World dictionary

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