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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mock orange, syringa, Philadelphus coronarius(noun)

    large hardy shrub with showy and strongly fragrant creamy-white flowers in short terminal racemes

  2. Syringa, genus Syringa(noun)

    genus of Old World shrubs or low trees having fragrant flowers in showy panicles: lilacs


  1. syringa(Noun)

    Any of several flowering plants, of the genus Syringa, such as the lilacs.

  2. Origin: From σῦριγξ.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Syringa(noun)

    a genus of plants; the lilac

  2. Syringa(noun)

    the mock orange; -- popularly so called because its stems were formerly used as pipestems

  3. Origin: [NL., fr. Gr. , , a shepherd's pipe, tube. Cf. Syringe.]


  1. Syringa

    Syringa is a genus of about 20–25 species of flowering woody plants in the olive family, native to woodland and scrub from southeastern Europe to eastern Asia, and widely and commonly cultivated in temperate areas elsewhere. The genus is most closely related to Ligustrum, classified with it in Oleaceae tribus Oleeae subtribus Ligustrinae. Lilacs are used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species including Copper Underwing, Scalloped Oak and Svensson's Copper Underwing and Saras.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Syringa

    sī-ring′ga, n. the mock-orange.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Syringa

    A plant genus of the family OLEACEAE. Oleuropein has been identified in the stem bark.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Syringa in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Syringa in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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