- 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.
Origin of wild hyacinth
An Americanism dating back to 1840–50
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- another name for bluebell (def. 1)