Origin of jacinth
Examples from the Web for jacinth
Frances recognised the sense of Jacinth's argument, but she could not explain herself.
The blood had rushed to Jacinth's face in a torrent, and for a moment she almost gasped for breath.
Jacinth secretly commended her aunt's good sense, but the younger ones seemed a little sorry.
I'm sure she's as kind as she can possibly be,' said Jacinth.
Lady Myrtle invites you all three for a week, and Jacinth for a fortnight.
Word Origin for jacinth
c.1200, a blue gem (occasionally a red one), from Old French jacinte "hyacinth; jacinth" (see hyacinth). In modern use, a reddish-orange gem.