Pronunciation: (lī'luk, -läk, -lak), [key]
1. any of various shrubs belonging to the genus Syringa, of the olive family, as S. vulgaris, having large clusters of fragrant purple or white flowers: the state flower of New Hampshire.
2. pale reddish purple.
having the color lilac.
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