Origin of jacinth
Definition for jacinth (2 of 2)
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.
British Dictionary definitions for jacinth
Word Origin for jacinth
Word Origin and History 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.