Definition of Grape hyacinth

1. Noun. Any of various early flowering spring hyacinths native to Eurasia having dense spikes of rounded blue flowers resembling bunches of small grapes.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grape Hyacinth

granuloviruses
granulysin
granum
granuphilin
granville wilt
granzyme
granzymes
grape-leaf begonia
grape-stone
grape arbor
grape arbour
grape endings
grape fern
grape fruit
grape hyacinth (current term)
grape jelly
grape juice
grape louse
grape phylloxera
grape sugar
grape wine
graped
grapefruit
grapefruit juice
grapefruit peel
grapefruitlike
grapefruits
grapefruity

Literary usage of Grape hyacinth

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1. The Flower Garden, Or, Breck's Book of Flowers: In which are Described All by Joseph Breck (1858)
"... worthy a place in the border in large collections of plants, — nine inches high. The grape hyacinth ..."

2. Handy Book of the Flower-garden, Being Practical Directions for the by David Thomson (1876)
"Muscari botryoides (grape hyacinth), 9 inches, blue—March and April. Muscari botryoides album, 9 inches, white—March and April. ..."

3. Popular Flowers, and how to Cultivate Them by Edward Sprague Rand (1876)
"grape hyacinth, MUSK HYACINTH, BABY'S BREATH. A GENUS of very pretty spring flowers, of which some species should be in every garden. They are very hardy; ..."

4. Seventy-five Popular Flowers, and how to Cultivate Them by Edward Sprague Rand (1870)
"grape hyacinth, MUSK HYACINTH, BABY'S BREATH. A GENUS of very pretty spring flowers, of which some species should be in every garden. They are very hardy; ..."

5. Hortus Kewensis; Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1811)
"Roman grape hyacinth. Nat. of Italy. Cult. 1596, by Mr. John Gerard. Horl. Ger. Fl. May. ... Purple grape hyacinth. Nat. of the South of Europe. Cult. ..."

6. The New International Encyclopaedia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1906)
"grape hyacinth (so named from the flower-clusters in some species resembling small clusters of grapes), Muscari. A genus of 40 or 50 species of ..."

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