What does lilac mean?
Definitions for lilac
ˈlaɪ lək, -lɑk, -læklilac
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any of various plants of the genus Syringa having large panicles of usually fragrant flowers
lavender, lilac, lilac-coloredadjective
of a pale purple color
a large shrub of the genus Syringa, bearing white, pale pink or purple flowers.
(colour) having a pale purple colour.
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
a light purplish color like that of the flower of the purplish lilac
Etymology: [Sp. lilac, lila, Ar. llak, fr. Per. llaj, llanj, llang, nlaj, nl, the indigo plant, or from the kindred llak bluish, the flowers being named from the color. Cf. Anil.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
lī′lak, n. a pretty flowering shrub, with a flower of a light-purple colour.—adj. having the colour of the lilac flower. [Sp.,—the Pers. lilaj.]
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Lilac is ranked #150452 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Lilac surname appeared 109 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Lilac.
95.4% or 104 total occurrences were White.
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The numerical value of lilac in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of lilac in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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- ليلكي, ليلكArabic
- lilaCatalan, Valencian
- Zartlila, Flieder, lila, lilafarbigGerman
- یاس شیروانیPersian
- syreeninkukka, violetti, liila, syreeniFinnish
- nageltsjebeamWestern Frisian
- liath-chòrcra, liath-ghormScottish Gaelic
- halványlila, orgonavirág, orgonalila, orgonafa, orgona, orgonabokorHungarian
- ライラック, ライラック色Japanese
- იასამნისფერი, იასამანიGeorgian
- ceriņi, ceriņšLatvian
- sering, lila, seringenDutch
- lilak, barwa liliowa, bezPolish
- liliachiu, liliac, lila, violetRomanian
- сирень, сиреневый, сире́невый, лиловыйRussian
- jorgovan, јоргованSerbo-Croatian
- syren, violett, lila, syrenbuske, gredelinSwedish
- hoa càVietnamese
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