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muscari

[ muhs-kair-ahy, -kair-ee ]
/ mʌsˈkɛər aɪ, -ˈkɛər i /
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any plant of the genus Muscari, which includes the grape hyacinth.

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Origin of muscari

1590–1600; <New Latin, perhaps <early Modern Greek *moschari grape hyacinth, derivative of Late Greek móschosmusk
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