Hyacinthus

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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 and Etymology of hyacinthus

Latin, from Greek Hyakinthos


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