Definition of Hyacinths

1. Noun. (plural of hyacinth) ¹



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Definition of Hyacinths

1. hyacinth [n] - See also: hyacinth

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hyacinths

hwair
hwairs
hwamei
hwan
hwk
hwy.
hwyl
hwyls
hxc
hyacine
hyacines
hyacinth
hyacinth bean
hyacinthine
hyacinthlike
hyacinths (current term)
hyads
hyaena
hyaenas
hyaenic
hyalea
hyaleas
hyalescence
hyalescent
hyalin
hyalinasis cutis et mucosae
hyaline
hyaline bodies
hyaline bodies of pituitary
hyaline cartilage

Literary usage of Hyacinths

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1. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1867)
"hyacinths and polyanthus narcissus can be planted lower down, almost in the turf ... Your correspondent "Quo" is in error when he •ays that some hyacinths, ..."

2. Bulb Gardening by Mary Hampden (1922)
"CHAPTER II hyacinths ' Crocus and hyacinth, with rich inlay Broidered the ground ... Plants known as Grape hyacinths, Spanish hyacinths, Woodland hyacinths, ..."

3. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain). (1889)
"IT is said by botanists that our present garden hyacinths are derived from ... Some consider it likely that hyacinths were brought to Constantinople, ..."

4. American Gardening (1890)
"I know some people who grow hyacinths in earth instead of water for winter flowering, and always discard them in spring as soon as flowering time is over, ..."

5. Greenhouse Management: A Manual for Florists and Flower Lovers on the by Levi Rawson Taft (1898)
"The kinds that are most commonly used are Roman hyacinths, Lilies (Lilium ... The Roman hyacinths, tulips, narcissus and similar bulbs, when grown for cut ..."

6. Popular Garden Flowers: Anemones, Asters, Begonias ... [et Al.] by Walter Page Wright (1911)
"The odour of hyacinths conceals the mustiness of many a cottage parlour in spring, but for the remainder of the year the latter reigns supreme, ..."

7. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"Some of the single hyacinths may be grown very satisfactorily in water. ... The propagation of hyacinths. With the exception of the Roman hyacinths (which ..."

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