grape hyacinth definition

  • noun:
    • Any of different plants of the genus Muscari, native to Eurasia and achieving slim leaves and heavy critical racemes of rounded, typically blue flowers.
    • some of the types of three genera when you look at the Hyacinthinae subtribe that create racemes of tiny blue blossoms, Muscari, Pseudomuscari, and Leopoldia.
    • a liliaceous plant (Muscari racemosum) with small blue globular blossoms in a dense raceme.
    • See hyacinth.
    • any one of various very early flowering springtime hyacinths indigenous to Eurasia having heavy surges of rounded blue plants resembling bunches of small grapes

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