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One of the first drawings I did in Paris - I wasn't thinking of doing drawings, but somehow or other, I kept drawing - I bought a hyacinth flower with a lot of leaves, just to make me feel like spring.
Ellsworth Kelly

Meaning of "hyacinth" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD HYACINTH

From Latin hyacinthus, from Greek huakinthos.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF HYACINTH

hyacinth  [ˈhaɪəsɪnθ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HYACINTH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hyacinth is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HYACINTH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of hyacinth in the English dictionary

The first definition of hyacinth in the dictionary is any liliaceous plant of the Mediterranean genus Hyacinthus, esp any cultivated variety of H. orientalis, having a thick flower stalk bearing white, blue, or pink fragrant flowers. Other definition of hyacinth is the flower or bulb of such a plant. Hyacinth is also any similar or related plant, such as the grape hyacinth.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HYACINTH


absinth
ˈæbsɪnθ
absinthe
ˈæbsɪnθ
colocynth
ˈkɒləsɪnθ
Corinth
ˈkɒrɪnθ
helminth
ˈhɛlmɪnθ
jacinth
ˈdʒæsɪnθ
jacinthe
ˈdʒæsɪnθ
labyrinth
ˈlæbərɪnθ
nemathelminth
ˌnɛməˈθɛlmɪnθ
ninth
naɪnθ
platyhelminth
ˌplætɪˈhɛlmɪnθ
plinth
plɪnθ
synth
sɪnθ
terebinth
ˈtɛrɪbɪnθ
trochelminth
ˈtrɒkəlˌmɪnθ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HYACINTH

hwyl
hyacinthine
Hyacinthus
Hyades
Hyads
hyaena
hyaenic
hyalin
hyaline
hyaline cartilage
hyalinisation
hyalinization
hyalinize
hyalite
hyalogen
hyaloid
hyaloid membrane
hyalomelan
hyalomelane
hyalonema

WORDS THAT END LIKE HYACINTH

amaranth
eighteenth
eleventh
fifteenth
fourteenth
grape hyacinth
Gulf of Corinth
Isthmus of Corinth
Juneteenth
month
nineteenth
nth
seventeenth
seventh
sixteenth
tenth
thirteenth
water hyacinth
wild hyacinth
wood hyacinth

Synonyms and antonyms of hyacinth in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «hyacinth» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HYACINTH

Find out the translation of hyacinth to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of hyacinth from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «hyacinth» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

风信子
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

jacinto
570 millions of speakers

English

hyacinth
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जलकुंभी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مُكَحَّلَةٌ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

гиацинт
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

jacinto
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কচুরিপানা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

jacinthe
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gondok
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Hyazinthe
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ヒヤシンス
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

히아신스
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gondok
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cây dạ lan hương
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பதுமராகம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कंदयुक्त फुलझाड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sümbül
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

giacinto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

hiacynt
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

гіацинт
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

zambilă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

υάκινθος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hyacinth
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hyacint
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hyasint
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hyacinth

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HYACINTH»

The term «hyacinth» is very widely used and occupies the 19.044 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HYACINTH» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hyacinth

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QUOTES WITH «HYACINTH»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word hyacinth.
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Ellsworth Kelly
One of the first drawings I did in Paris - I wasn't thinking of doing drawings, but somehow or other, I kept drawing - I bought a hyacinth flower with a lot of leaves, just to make me feel like spring.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HYACINTH»

Discover the use of hyacinth in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hyacinth and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Keeping Up Appearances: Hyacinth Bucket's Book of Ettiquette ...
I am, as Mrs. Councillor Nugent will tell you, a giving person. When I see people behaving incorrectly, I give them advice. I let them learn from my experience. After all, that's what friends are for.
Roy Clarke, 1994
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Girl in Hyacinth Blue
This is the story of its owners whose lives are influenced by its beauty and mystery. Despite their unsatisfied longings, their own and others' flaws, the girl in hyacinth blue has the power to engender love in all its human variety.
Susan Vreeland, 2012
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Hyacinth: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Proceeds from this book are used to expand the content and coverage of Websters Online Dictionary (www.websters-online-dictionary.org).
‎2008
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A Practical Guide to Equal Opportunities
Written by an experienced lecturer and practitioner, this book is the first and only book on this subject written specifically for child-care students.
Hyacinth Malik, 2003
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Essays on World Religious Thoughts: A Comparative Study
This book is a collection of essays on religious thoughts across various religious traditions and belief systems in the world.
Hyacinth Kalu, 2011
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Moon Glow and Hyacinth
This is a See Say Create™ book for budding readers and artists. For more See Say Create books by Lori Van Kirk Schue that combine stories and art, look for Peapod, Dot and Charlie. Have more fun doing art. Visit www. artlingz. com.
Lori Vankirk Schue, 2012
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The Heart of Hyacinth
Then Hyacinth's small, lonesome soul expanded to stretch out timid though passionate glad hands of comradeship to all the world. She became a favorite, the very life and soul of the school. Japanese children are painfully docile and passive.
Onoto Watanna, 2010
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Hyacinth Club
That's why he maintains the Hyacinth Club, a traditional men's club with a twist. The sophisticated men of the Hyacinth Club find their pleasure in this series of bawdy tales.
B. A. Tortuga, 2007
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Noxious Weeds of Australia
Water hyacinth also interferes with wildlife conservation by reducing areas available for water birds. The protected water within clumps of water hyacinth provides ideal breeding sites for mosquitoes and other animal vectors which, in tropical ...
William Thomas Parsons, Eric George Cuthbertson, 2001
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Water Hyacinth in Africa and the Middle East: A Survey of ...
It has imported the water-hyacinth weevil Neochetina eichhorniae and released it into the Niger River since 1993. Some of the weevils released in Benin have also spread to Badagry Creek. The impact of biological control is not yet clear, but ...
Luis A. Navarro, George Phiri, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HYACINTH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hyacinth is used in the context of the following news items.
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Rep. McNerney's Amendment Passes to Curb Water Hyacinth in the …
Water hyacinth can double in size every 10 days and its seeds can remain buried in sediment and viable for 20 years. In the Port of Stockton ... «RealEstateRama, Jul 15»
2
Effingham Sheriff: Driver racks up multiple charges after chase …
July 5: A man said a neighbor's pit bull bit his son as he jogged and the son rode a skateboard on Hyacinth Circle in the Guyton area. «Savannah Morning News, Jul 15»
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Joseph Robert Chehovich Sr. - Auburnpub.com
Born in Auburn, he was the son of the late Walter and Lottie Chehovich, and was a lifelong parishioner of St. Hyacinth Church. Joe's farming ... «Auburn Citizen, Jul 15»
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Water body 'acquired' for realty use - The Times of India
But this TOI correspondent visited the site and found the pond still exists and is covered with water hyacinth. Though the site is marked as a ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
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House Republicans pass drought relief bill despite veto threat …
Jerry McNerney, D-Calif., that would prioritize the eradication of an invasive weed called the water hyacinth that obstructs waterways and the ... «Agri-Pulse, Jul 15»
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The real winner in the Tchaikovsky competition is the man who …
Scales played with only the thumb and index finger and his pinkie sticking up as daintily as Hyacinth Bucket's. One piano teacher reportedly ... «Spectator.co.uk, Jul 15»
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allAfrica.com: South Africa: McGregor Grabs Early Berg Lead
... history the race did not start in Paarl but at Hermon, 45km downriver, due to the low level of the river and the encroaching water hyacinth. «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
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Slice of Second World War aviation history to be sold at Shrewsbury …
Another interesting item discovered by Caroline is an essay by Captain Horace Hood, commander of H.MS Hyacinth on April 21, 1904, dated ... «shropshirelive.com, Jul 15»
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Gunmen Kill Family of Four in Benue – Daily Times Nigeria …
When contacted, the Benue state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Hyacinth Dagala confirmed the brutal killing of the trio, saying further that the ... «Daily Times Nigeria, Jul 15»
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How to Be an Effective Change Leader | Brigette Hyacinth | LinkedIn
Brigette Hyacinth. Director & Founder of MBA Caribbean Organisation. FollowUnfollowFollowingLoading. How to Be an Effective Change ... «LinkedIn, Jul 15»

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