In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Botánicalila femeninolilo masculinobefore noun lilac flower — lila femenino
- lilac bush — lila
- They come for the butterfly weed, lilacs, echinacea and anise hyssop, and especially for the white, lavender and pink butterfly bushes.
- The sweet smell of lilies, roses, lilacs, buttercups, violets, and many other flowers Rodom could not even recognize.
- If you are serious about lilacs, Lilacs: The Genus Syringa, is the one book that belongs on your bookshelf.
- The assortment was beautiful filled with tulips, lilies, lilacs and pink roses, her favourite coloured rose.
- Roger says he's used willow water for years to root azaleas, lilacs, summersweets and even roses.
- A very popular flowering shrub, lilacs serve many purposes in gardens.
- In March and April alone, daphne, forsythia, camellias, Japanese quince and lilacs continue in bloom.
- She caught a whiff of perfumed fragrance as she passed a row of purple lilacs, and white jasmines.
- The woods were thick with new leaves and fragrant with honeysuckle and lilacs.
- There were some Siberian elms, lilacs and maples also.
- He was standing in the center of a beautiful garden boasting blooming lilacs and tulips lost in a tangle of exotic plants, fruits and vegetables.
- Under my skin my veins pule so hard, so much blood forced through them all at once, I wait to see them move, widen then shrink back down to thin strings of lilacs or purple tulips.
- There were lilies and foxgloves, roses and lilacs, and some sort of fruit tree that bore square-shaped green fruit.
- Hydrangeas are to summer as lilacs are to spring.
- In addition there was a parterre of plants chosen for their scent: myrtles, jasmine, roses and lilacs, which were replaced when they began to fade.
- Other flowers can be dipped in light batter and fried, to make delicate sweet fritters: elderflowers, apple blossom, acacia flowers, and lilacs can be used in this manner.
- There were roses, lilacs, violets, lilies of the valley, impatiens, irises, and so many more.
- Since then it has been found mainly in rhododendrons and viburnums, pieris, camellias, lilacs and other plants which have been imported or sat alongside imports.
- The aromas of tulips, roses and lilacs filled his nostrils.
- It also affects trees, such as lilacs, hydrangeas, chrysanthemums and red and Scotch pines, as well as many others.
- His eyes were pale lilac, coloured contacts she mused, and they seemed to sparkle in the light like jewels.
- With lovely chiffon dresses in colours like lime, lilac, rose, and lemon yellow you can indulge yourself.
- Colours range from the ever-popular blues to pretty pinks, lilacs and fresh whites.
- Violent lilacs, shocking pinks and hot crimson, matching the steamy temperature, mingled with more sombre beige and cream, as the ladies rose to the fashion challenge.
- Fresh and fruity colours abound: pink, turquoise, lime green, yellow, rose and lilac are complemented with soft tones of white and beige, and very pale pastels.
- Upstairs, Karen's bedroom, decorated with shades of her favourite colour lilac, remains exactly as she left it.
- During anthesis, petals gradually lose their colour, becoming completely white or pale lilac by the end of anthesis.
- Soft colours such as lilac, rosy pink, light green and silver create a light-hearted effect.
- Love letters would be in some flowery font like, ah, I dunno one of the script ones and it'd be in pretty pastel shades of pinks and lilacs.
- Upstairs the master bedroom with exposed stone walls on two sides has been stylishly decorated in lilac with off-white carpeting.
- Natural colours - pebble, mushroom and lilac - soften the industrial core and contrast well with the metal staircase that links the gallery floors.
- Some are white, many in hues of lavender and lilac, pale mauves and deep purples, and a host of other colors.
- After a six-month absence, the come-hither tulips are extremely tempting in their lilacs, scarlets, apricots and girly pinks.
- I get the feeling that yellow and lilac are your favourite colours.
- His bungalow in London's Blackheath - home to wife Jackie and daughters Cecile and Hermione - is decorated in his favourite colour: lilac.
- Long strips of colour zigzag across the landscape like a patchwork quilt, reds and yellows mingling with purples, pinks and lilacs.
- With harmless colours like a mild metallic lilac and beige, it looks more like a feminine home appliance than traditional home office equipment.
- Several clouds had blanketed themselves out across the hills and mountains in the distance, dark lilac over darker purple.
- The queen's bedchamber sits daintily festooned with floral pinks and lilacs in a combination with gold, overlooking the south parterre.
- It's coloured in Stella's preferred palate: gun-metal greys fading into muted violets and lilacs; lurid cerises and delicate eau de nil.
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