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jacinth

noun ja·cinth \ˈjā-sən(t)th, ˈja-\

Definition of JACINTH

1
:  hyacinth
2
:  a gem more nearly orange in color than a hyacinth
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Origin of JACINTH

Middle English iacinct, from Anglo-French jacinte, from Latin hyacinthus, a flowering plant, a gem
First Known Use: 13th century

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