Definition of Lilac. Meaning of Lilac. Synonyms of Lilac

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Definition of Lilac

Lilac
Lilac Li"lac (l[imac]"lak), n. [Also lilach.] [Sp. lilac, lila, Ar. l[=i]lak, fr. Per. l[=i]laj, l[=i]lanj, l[=i]lang, n[=i]laj, n[=i]l, the indigo plant, or from the kindred l[=i]lak bluish, the flowers being named from the color. Cf. Anil.] 1. (Bot.) A shrub of the genus Syringa. There are six species, natives of Europe and Asia. Syringa vulgaris, the common lilac, and S. Persica, the Persian lilac, are frequently cultivated for the fragrance and beauty of their purplish or white flowers. In the British colonies various other shrubs have this name. 2. A light purplish color like that of the flower of the purplish lilac. California lilac (Bot.), a low shrub with dense clusters of purplish flowers (Ceanothus thyrsiflorus).

Meaning of Lilac from wikipedia

- Syringa vulgaris (lilac or common lilac) is a species of flowering plant in the olive family Oleaceae, native to the Balkan Peninsula, where it grows...
- colours of some lilac flowers may be equivalent to the colours shown below as pale lilac, rich lilac, or deep lilac. There are other lilac flowers that are...
- family California lilac, several species of the genus Ceanothus Indian lilac or Persian lilac, Melia azedarach Native lilac or lilac vine, Hardenbergia...
- The lilac-breasted roller (Coracias caudatus) is an African member of the roller (or Coraciidae) family of birds. It is widely distributed in sub-Saharan...
- registered as Thai Lilac if they are solid lilac. A Thai Blue Point exhibits the colourpoint pattern also seen in Siamese. A Thai Lilac Point also exhibits...
- Syringa (lilac) is a genus of 12 currently recognized species of flowering woody plants in the olive family (Oleaceae), native to woodland and scrub from...
- "Lilac Wine" is a song written by James Shelton (lyrics and music) in 1950. It was introduced by Hope Foye in the short-lived theater musical revue, Dance...
- Azadirachta indica, commonly known as neem, nimtree or Indian lilac, is a tree in the ****gany family Meliaceae. It is one of two species in the genus...
- Lilac Time is the debut album by English band The Lilac Time, released in 1987 by record label Swordfish. All songs written and arranged by The Lilac...
- The Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals is a professional body for librarians, information specialists and knowledge managers...
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