wild hyacinth


noun

any of several plants having usually blue flowers resembling those of a hyacinth, as Camassia scilloides, of the central U.S., or Triteleia hyacinthina, of western North America.

Nearby words

  1. wild goose chase,
  2. wild honeysuckle,
  3. wild horses couldn't drag me,
  4. wild hunt,
  5. wild huntsman,
  6. wild hydrangea,
  7. wild indigo,
  8. wild irishman,
  9. wild lettuce,
  10. wild lily of the valley

Origin of wild hyacinth

An Americanism dating back to 1840–50

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British Dictionary definitions for wild hyacinth

wild hyacinth

noun

another name for bluebell (def. 1)
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