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GenderFeminine
PronouncedPron.HIE-ə-sinth
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Meaning & History

From the name of the flower (or the precious stone which also bears this name), ultimately from Greek ‘υακινθος (hyakinthos).
VariantJacinth
Other Languages & CulturesJacintha Dutch Jacinthe French Hyacintha History Giacinta Italian Jacinta Portuguese Jacinta Spanish
Same SpellingHyacinth (1)

Categories

flora, flowers, gemstones, Keeping Up Appearances characters, nature, plants, purple, television, word names, y vowels
Entry updated December 8, 2017