1. [syn: mock orange, syringa, Philadelphus coronarius]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Mock \Mock\, a.
Imitating reality, but not real; false; counterfeit; assumed;
That superior greatness and mock majesty. --Spectator.
Mock bishop's weed (Bot.), a genus of slender umbelliferous
herbs (Discopleura) growing in wet places.
Mock heroic, burlesquing the heroic; as, a mock heroic
Mock lead. See Blende (
Mock nightingale (Zool.), the European blackcap.
Mock orange (Bot.), a genus of American and Asiatic shrubs
(Philadelphus), with showy white flowers in panicled
cymes. Philadelphus coronarius, from Asia, has fragrant
flowers; the American kinds are nearly scentless.
Mock sun. See Parhelion.
Mock turtle soup, a soup made of calf's head, veal, or
other meat, and condiments, in imitation of green turtle
Mock velvet, a fabric made in imitation of velvet. See
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: large hardy shrub with showy and strongly fragrant creamy-
white flowers in short terminal racemes [syn: mock
orange, syringa, Philadelphus coronarius]