Definition of Jacinth

1. Noun. A red transparent variety of zircon used as a gemstone.

Exact synonyms: Hyacinth
Generic synonyms: Zircon, Zirconium Silicate



Definition of Jacinth

1. n. See Hyacinth.

Definition of Jacinth

1. Proper noun. ( female given name) ¹

2. Noun. (context: Gems) A translucent, reddish type of zircon used as a gemstone. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jacinth

1. a variety of zircon [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jacinth

jacales
jacals
jacamar
jacamars
jacana
jacanas
jacaranda
jacarandas
jacare
jacares
jacchus
jacchuses
jacconet
jacconets
jacent
jacinth (current term)
jacinthe
jacinthes
jacinths
jack-a-dandies
jack-a-dandy
jack-a-lantern
jack-a-napes
jack-ball
jack-by-the-hedge
jack-easy
jack-fruit
jack-in-the-box
jack-in-the-boxes

Literary usage of Jacinth

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1. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and ...by Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1754)
"The double blue Oriental jacinth. 10. HYACINTHUS Orlen tau i can- ... Ind. The moft doublt Oriental jacinth, with a white Flower of an elegant Rofe-colour ..."

2. The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient by Richard Garnett, Leon Vallée, Alois Brandl (1899)
"jacinth — Not a bit of it ! You have not left me a moment's peace all this morning, with your "jacinth, how late it's getting! jacinth, Eleanor must have ..."

3. A Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by William Smith, John Mee Fuller (1893)
"17, it being usually considered that colours or appearances rather than actual substances are here referred to); while a jacinth constitutes the eleventh ..."

4. The Reader's Handbook of Allusions, References, Plots and Stories: With Two by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1880)
"... the supposed husband of jacinth». Thin jacinth» was at one time contracted to don Henrique, but Violante 4 syl. ..."

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