- of or like the hyacinth.
- adorned with hyacinths.
Origin of hyacinthine
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Examples from the Web for hyacinthine
As for the hyacinthine purple cloak, I wear it because I like it.Cleopatra, Complete
Dark eyes are dearer far Than those that make the hyacinthine bell.A Critic in Pall Mall
There was no suggestion of a body, only that majestic head crowned with hyacinthine locks and limned in lambent fire.The Doomsman
Van Tassel Sutphen
By continuance of heat it calcines in white fumes, called argentine flowers of antimony, which melt into a hyacinthine glass.
The hyacinthine curl of her lengthening locks had added something to her beauty; but it was the same face which had haunted him.The Guardian Angel
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.