Hyacinthus orientalis
Hyacinth Hy"a*cinth, n. [L. hyacinthus a kind of flower, prob. the iris, gladiolus, or larkspur, also a kind of gem, perh. the sapphire; as, a proper name, Hyacinthus, a beautiful Laconian youth, beloved by Apollo, fr. Gr. ?, ?: cf. F. hyacinthe. Cf. {Jacinth}. The hyacinth was fabled to have sprung from the blood of Hyacinthus, who was accidentally slain by Apollo.] 1. (Bot.) (a) A bulbous plant of the genus {Hyacinthus}, bearing beautiful spikes of fragrant flowers. {Hyacinthus orientalis} is a common variety. (b) A plant of the genus {Camassia} ({Camassia Farseri}), called also {Eastern camass}; wild hyacinth. (c) The name also given to {Scilla Peruviana}, a Mediterranean plant, one variety of which produces white, and another blue, flowers; -- called also, from a mistake as to its origin, {Hyacinth of Peru}. [1913 Webster]

2. (Min.) A red variety of zircon, sometimes used as a gem. See {Zircon}. [1913 Webster]

{Hyacinth bean} (Bot.), a climbing leguminous plant ({Dolichos Lablab}), related to the true bean. It has dark purple flowers and fruit. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Hyacinthus orientalis — ID 41284 Symbol Key HYOR Common Name garden hyacinth Family Liliaceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA, KY, PA, TX, UT, VA Growth Habit Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Hyacinthus orientalis — noun widely grown for its fragrance and its white, pink, blue, or purplish flowers • Syn: ↑common hyacinth • Hypernyms: ↑hyacinth …   Useful english dictionary

  • HYACINTHUS ORIENTALIS L. - ГИАЦИНТ ВОСТОЧНЫЙ — см. 182. Многолетнее растение. Н. orientalis L. Г. восточный Sp. pl. (1753) 484. Guenther VI (1952) 71. Эф. масл. К у л ь т. (1963) 206. М е с т н. н а з в. Англ. hyacinth; фр. jacinthe; нем. garten , morgen landische Hyazinte. Р а с п р. В.… …   Справочник растений

  • Hyacinthus orientalis L. — Symbol HYOR Common Name garden hyacinth Botanical Family Liliaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Hyacinthus orientalis albulus — noun hyacinth with loosely flowered spikes, several growing from one bulb • Syn: ↑Roman hyacinth • Hypernyms: ↑hyacinth …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hyacinthus — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Jacinthe …   Wikipédia en Français

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