grape hyacinth

grape hyacinth

noun
any plant belonging to the genus Muscari, of the lily family, as M. botryoides, having globular, blue flowers resembling tiny grapes.

Origin:
1725–35

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grape hyacinth
 
n
any of various Eurasian liliaceous plants of the genus Muscari, esp M. botryoides, with clusters of rounded blue flowers resembling tiny grapes

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