Jacinth meaning

jāsĭnth, jăsĭnth
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Reddish orange.
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A translucent, reddish type of zircon used as a gemstone; a hyacinth.
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A female given name.
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Origin of jacinth

  • Middle English jacinte from Old French jacinte or from Medieval Latin jacintus both from Latin hyacinthus hyacinth

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French jacincte, from Medieval Latin jacintus, from Latin hyacinthus, from Ancient Greek ὑάκινθος (huakinthos). See also hyacinth, of same origin.

    From Wiktionary