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[hahy-uh-sin-thuh s] /ˌhaɪ əˈsɪn θəs/
noun, Classical Mythology
a youth loved but accidentally killed by Apollo: from the youth's blood sprang the hyacinth.
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(Greek myth) a youth beloved of Apollo and inadvertently killed by him. At the spot where the youth died, Apollo caused a flower to grow
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