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Definition 1: any of various plants of the genus Syringa having large panicles of usually fragrant flowers - [noun denoting plant]

(lilac is a kind of ...) a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems

(... is a kind of lilac ) robust upright shrub of mountains of northern India having oblong-elliptic leaves and pale lilac or white malodorous flowers

(... is a kind of lilac ) central European upright shrub having elliptic leaves and upright clusters of lilac or deep violet flowers

(... is a kind of lilac ) small densely branching Asiatic shrub having lanceolate leaves and panicles of fragrant lilac flowers

(... is a kind of lilac ) small tree of Japan having narrow pointed leaves and creamy-white flowers

(... is a kind of lilac ) lilac of northern China having ovate leaves and profuse early summer rose-lilac flowers

(... is a kind of lilac ) large European lilac naturalized in North America having heart-shaped ovate leaves and large panicles of highly fragrant lilac or white flowers

(... is a member of lilac) genus of Old World shrubs or low trees having fragrant flowers in showy panicles: lilacs

Definition 2: of a pale purple color - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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