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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj - Of, relating to, or resembling a precious stone of the ancients sometimes held to be the sapphire.

Usage examples (30)
  • Does it not conjure up images of blue eyes and auburn hair of hyacinthine flow!
  • They stopped at a barber shop in the place and those famous hyacinthine locks were clipped.
  • His tissue becomes finer, his skin clearer and brighter, and his hair more glossy and hyacinthine.
  • He has good hair, -- "hyacinthine locks" that "from his parted forelock manly hung"; a "fair large front" and for more
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