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wild hyacinth

noun

Definition of wild hyacinth

  1. :  any of several plants with flowers suggestive of hyacinths: as a :  a camas (Camassia scilloides) of eastern North America with white or bluish racemose flowers b :  bluebell 2a c :  any of several western North American herbs (genus Brodiaea) of the lily family with grasslike basal leaves and variously colored flowers



Circa 1794

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circa 1794


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