Definition of Japanese lilac

1. Noun. Lilac of northern China having ovate leaves and profuse early summer rose-lilac flowers.

Exact synonyms: Syringa Villosa
Generic synonyms: Lilac



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Japanese Lilac

Japanese flowering cherry
Japanese foods
Japanese giant salamander
Japanese honeysuckle
Japanese hop
Japanese horseradish
Japanese iris
Japanese ivy
Japanese knotweed
Japanese lacquer tree
Japanese lantern
Japanese lanterns
Japanese leaf
Japanese leek
Japanese lilac (current term)
Japanese lime
Japanese linden
Japanese maple
Japanese medlar
Japanese millet
Japanese monetary unit
Japanese morning glory
Japanese oak
Japanese oyster
Japanese pagoda tree
Japanese persimmon
Japanese pink
Japanese plum
Japanese poinsettia

Literary usage of Japanese lilac

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Landscape Gardening as Applied to Home Decoration by Samuel Taylor Maynard (1915)
"Golden-bell, Weeping. Snowberry. Silver-bell. Indian Currant. Rose of Sharon. Lilac, Common. Hydrangea, Japanese. Lilac, Persian. St. John's-wort, Shrubby. ..."

2. Lawns and Gardens: How to Plant and Beautify the Home Lot, the Pleasure by Nils Jönsson-Rose (1897)
"Japanese lilac (#. Japonica).—A handsome plant with oblong-ovate, acuminate leaves and large, terminal clusters of creamy-white flowers. ..."

3. Sessional Papers by Canada Parliament (1901)
"The Japanese lilac, sometimes known as the tree lilac, is a native of Japan, as its name indicates, and was introduced in 1885. It is very similar in habit ..."

4. Forest Flora of Japan: Notes on the Forest Flora of Japan by Charles Sprague Sargent (1894)
"In its native country, the Japanese lilac, when fully grown, is an unshapely straggling tree, twenty-five to thirty feet in height, with a trunk rarely ..."

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