Roman hyacinth

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1877, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Roman hyacinth was in 1877

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“Roman hyacinth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Roman%20hyacinth. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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