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English adjective: lilac

1. lilac of a pale purple color

Synonymslavender, lilac-colored


Antonymsachromatic, neutral

English noun: lilac

1. lilac (plant) any of various plants of the genus Syringa having large panicles of usually fragrant flowers

Broader (hypernym)bush, shrub

Narrower (hyponym)common lilac, Himalayan lilac, Hungarian lilac, Japanese lilac, Japanese tree lilac, Persian lilac, Syringa amurensis japonica, Syringa emodi, Syringa josikaea, Syringa josikea, Syringa persica, Syringa reticulata, Syringa villosa, Syringa vulgaris

Member meronymgenus Syringa, Syringa

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