Roman hyacinth


Definition of Roman hyacinth

: a hyacinth (Hyacinthus orientalis albulus) with loosely flowered spikes several of which grow from one bulb

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First Known Use of Roman hyacinth

1877, in the meaning defined above

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“Roman hyacinth.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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