Definition of Hyacinthus in English:

Hyacinthus

Line breaks: Hya|cin¦thus
Pronunciation: /ˌhʌɪəˈsɪnθəs
 
/
Greek Mythology
A beautiful boy whom the god Apollo loved but killed accidentally with a discus. From his blood Apollo caused the hyacinth to spring up.

Definition of Hyacinthus in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day fioritura
Pronunciation: fēˌôriˈto͝orə
noun
an embellishment of a melody...