- any plant of the genus Muscari, which includes the grape hyacinth.
Origin of muscari
1590–1600; < New Latin, perhaps < early Modern Greek *moschari grape hyacinth, derivative of Late Greek móschos musk
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Examples from the Web for muscari
Muscari threw an arm round Ethel, who clung to him, and shouted aloud.
For early flowering in a sunny place in the rock-garden, the lovely H. azureus, or Muscari azureum, should be grown.The Book of Bulbs
It is well to avoid the common one (Muscari racemosum), at any rate in light soils, where it becomes a troublesome weed.Wood and Garden
But as the Cockney apparition drew nearer, Muscari was astounded to observe that the head was distinctly different from the body.
He had held back in a hang-dog style when his son and Muscari had made a bold movement to break out of the brigand trap.