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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a red transparent variety of zircon used as a gemstone;
[syn: hyacinth, jacinth]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Jacinth \Ja"cinth\, n. [F. jacinthe, L. hyacinthus. See Hyacinth.] See Hyacinth. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

jacinth n 1: a red transparent variety of zircon used as a gemstone [syn: hyacinth, jacinth]
Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary:

Jacinth properly a flower of a reddish blue or deep purple (hyacinth), and hence a precious stone of that colour (Rev. 21:20). It has been supposed to designate the same stone as the ligure (Heb. leshem) mentioned in Ex. 28:19 as the first stone of the third row in the high priest's breast-plate. In Rev. 9:17 the word is simply descriptive of colour.