Persian lilac


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Noun1.Persian lilac - tree of northern India and China having purple blossoms and small inedible yellow fruitsPersian lilac - tree of northern India and China having purple blossoms and small inedible yellow fruits; naturalized in the southern United States as a shade tree
genus Melia, Melia - type genus of the Meliaceae: East Indian and Australian deciduous trees with leaves resembling those of the ash
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
2.Persian lilac - small densely branching Asiatic shrub having lanceolate leaves and panicles of fragrant lilac flowers
lilac - any of various plants of the genus Syringa having large panicles of usually fragrant flowers
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There was a good deal going on in the Baby Walk, when Maimie arrived in time to see a magnolia and a Persian lilac step over the railing and set off for a smart walk.
de la Rocheaimard was fond of coming in the fine mornings of June, for many of the roses and lovely Persian lilacs that once abounded there still remained.
Native to China, India, and Iran, Melia azedarach--also known as Chinaberry (Ku-lian), Pride of China, Indian lilac, Persian lilac, and white cedar--is a large nondeciduous tree now cultivated throughout the world.