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Meaning & History

Latinate feminine form of HYACINTHUS, used to refer to the 17th-century Italian saint Hyacintha Mariscotti (real name Giacinta).
Other Languages & CulturesJacintha Dutch Hyacinth, Jacinda, Jacinth English Jacinthe French Giacinta Italian Jacinta Portuguese Jacinta Spanish

Categories

flowers, nature, plants
Entry updated July 1, 2008   Contribute