What does the word hyacinth mean?

Usage examples for hyacinth

  1. Is it Flannelly, and Hyacinth Keegan? – The Macdermots of Ballycloran by Anthony Trollope
  2. But the wild Hyacinth bears no such character on its petals, and is therefore called " non- scriptus." – Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure by William Thomas Fernie
  3. The butler solemnly informed me that there was going to be a party, and that Miss Hyacinth would be down in a moment. – The Professional Aunt by Mary C.E. Wemyss