Persian lilac

  1. an Asian lilac, Syringa persica, having pale reddish-purple flowers.

Origin of Persian lilac

First recorded in 1630–40

Words Nearby Persian lilac Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Persian lilac in a sentence

  • By inflexible law there must be a Lilac, which might be the aristocratic Persian lilac.

    Old-Time Gardens | Alice Morse Earle