noun. large hardy shrub with showy and strongly fragrant creamy-white flowers in short terminal racemes.
- genus Philadelphus
- Philadelphus coronarius
- σῦριγξ (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
noun. genus of Old World shrubs or low trees having fragrant flowers in showy panicles: lilacs.
- dicot genus
- olive family
- genus Syringa
- magnoliopsid genus