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Hyacinthus

Hyacinthus

noun Hy·a·cin·thus \ˌhī-ə-ˈsin(t)-thəs\

Definition of HYACINTHUS

:  a youth loved and accidentally killed by Apollo who memorializes him with a hyacinth growing from the youth's blood

Origin of HYACINTHUS

Latin, from Greek Hyakinthos
First Known Use: 1565

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