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hyacinthin

[hahy-uh-sin-thin]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. phenylacetaldehyde.

Origin of hyacinthin

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  • The Latin hyacinthĭnus and adamantĭnus are parallel words, yet Milton has 'hyacinthin' for the one and 'adamantine' for the other.

    Society for Pure English Tract 4

    John Sargeaunt