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Webster 1913 Edition


Jacinth

Ja′cinth

,
Noun.
[F.
jacinthe
, L.
hyacinthus
. See
Hyacinth
.]
See
Hyacinth
.
Tennyson.

Webster 1828 Edition


Jacinth

JA'CINTH

,
Noun.
[a different orthography of Hyacinth.]
1.
A genus of plants. [See Hyacinth.]
2.
A species of pellucid gems. [See Hyacinth.] Rev.21.

Definition 2021


Jacinth

Jacinth

See also: jacinth

English

Proper noun

Jacinth

  1. A female given name

jacinth

jacinth

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English

Noun

jacinth (countable and uncountable, plural jacinths)

  1. A translucent, reddish type of zircon used as a gemstone; a hyacinth.
    • Bible, Revelation xxi. 20
      The fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolyte; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, a topaz; the tenth, a chrysoprasus; the eleventh, a jacinth; the twelfth, an amethyst.

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