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...
- Lilac (#C8A2C8) #C8A2C8 Lilac is a color that is a pale violet tone representing the average color of most lilac flowers. It might also be described as...
- 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...
- 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 Time can refer to: Das Dreimäderlhaus, a 1922 operetta also produced under the name Lilac Time The Lilac Time, a British alternative rock band...
- The Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals is a professional body for librarians, information specialists and knowledge managers...
- 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...
- birthplace of Father's Day, Spokane's official nickname is the "Lilac City". A pink, double flower lilac variety known as 'Syringa Spokane' is named for the city...
- 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...
- the railway procession slowly p****ed by. Poet Walt Whitman composed When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd to eulogize Lincoln, one of four poems he wrote...
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