Definition of grape hyacinth in English:

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grape hyacinth

noun

A small Eurasian plant of the lily family, with clusters of small globular blue flowers, cultivated as an ornamental or for use in perfume.
  • Genus Muscari, family Liliaceae.
Example sentences
  • Then, in spring, successive bursts of daffodil, grape hyacinth, and tulip flowers heightened the show.
  • In April I spy the bright blue of the grape hyacinth, Muscari aucheri, the sun-lover that looks best in a clump, its blooms like fairy fruits.
  • A lot of our spring flowers are blue and include grape hyacinth, anemone blanda and forget-me-not which, once planted, is with you forever.

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