syringa


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sy·rin·ga

 (sə-rĭng′gə)
n.
A mock orange shrub.

[New Latin, from Greek surinx, suring-, shepherd's pipe (from the use of its hollow stems to make pipes).]

syringa

(sɪˈrɪŋɡə)
n
(Plants) another name for mock orange, lilac1
[C17: from New Latin, from Greek surinx tube, alluding to the use of its hollow stems for pipes]

mock′ or′ange


n.
1. Also called syringa. any of various shrubs belonging to the genus Philadelphus, of the saxifrage family, having white, often fragrant flowers.
2. any of various other shrubs or trees having flowers or fruit resembling those of the orange.
[1725–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.syringa - large hardy shrub with showy and strongly fragrant creamy-white flowers in short terminal racemessyringa - large hardy shrub with showy and strongly fragrant creamy-white flowers in short terminal racemes
genus Philadelphus - mock orange: type and sole genus of the subfamily Philadelphaceae; sometimes placed in family Saxifragaceae
philadelphus - any of various chiefly deciduous ornamental shrubs of the genus Philadelphus having white sweet-scented flowers, single or in clusters; widely grown in temperate regions
2.Syringa - genus of Old World shrubs or low trees having fragrant flowers in showy panicles: lilacs
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Oleaceae, Oleaceae, olive family - trees and shrubs having berries or drupes or capsules as fruits; sometimes placed in the order Oleales: olive; ash; jasmine; privet; lilac
lilac - any of various plants of the genus Syringa having large panicles of usually fragrant flowers
Translations

syringa

n (Bot) → Falscher Jasmin, Pfeifenstrauch m; (= lilac)Flieder m, → Syringe f
References in classic literature ?
She made hard work of sewing, broke the thread, dropped her thimble into the syringa bushes, pricked her finger, wiped the perspiration from her forehead, could not match the checks, puckered the seams.
There were the tall hollyhocks beginning to flower and dazzle the eye with their pink, white, and yellow; there were the syringas and Guelder roses, all large and disorderly for want of trimming; there were leafy walls of scarlet beans and late peas; there was a row of bushy filberts in one direction, and in another a huge apple-tree making a barren circle under its low-spreading boughs.
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2) Indeed, both A Mirror on Which to Dwell and Syringa can be read as allegories of music's loss of the melodic tradition that from Gregorian chant through Bach to nineteenth-century lied created the glories of Western song.
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