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Noun: syringa  su'ring-gu
  1. Large hardy shrub with showy and strongly fragrant creamy-white flowers in short terminal racemes
    - mock orange, Philadelphus coronarius
Noun: Syringa
  1. Genus of Old World shrubs or low trees having fragrant flowers in showy panicles: lilacs
    - genus Syringa

Derived forms: syringas

Type of: dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus, philadelphus

Part of: family Oleaceae, genus Philadelphus, Oleaceae, olive family

Encyclopedia: Syringa, Virginia