Definition of Garlic chive

1. Noun. A plant of eastern Asia; larger than Allium schoenoprasum.




2. Noun. Large flat leaves used as chive is used.

Definition of Garlic chive

1. Noun. A plant which has long, thin, white-flowering stalks, related to chives. ¹

2. Noun. (''in plural'' '''garlic chives''') The garlic-flavoured leaves of this plant used as a vegetable in cooking. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Garlic Chive

garjans
garland
garland chrysanthemum
garland chrysanthemums
garland crab
garland flower
garlanded
garlanding
garlandless
garlands
garlic
garlic-press
garlic bread
garlic breads
garlic chive (current term)
garlic chives
garlic clove
garlic mustard
garlic mustards
garlic oil
garlic press
garlic salt
garlic sauce
garlick
garlicke
garlicked
garlickier
garlickiest
garlicking

Literary usage of Garlic chive

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Glossary of Terms and Phrases by Henry Percy Smith (1883)
"... leek, shallot, garlic, chive. Allocate. To set apart, as if to a particular place [L. ad locum]. Generally applied to sums of money, fees, "allowances. ..."

2. A Treatise on Food and Dietetics Physiologically and Therapeutically Considered by Frederick William Pavy (1881)
"... which includes also the garlic, chive, shallot, and leek, it contains an acrid, volatile oil, which possesses strongly irritant and excitant properties. ..."

3. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson (1901)
"ALLIUM (Garlic, Chive, Onion).— Liliaceous bulbs. Not often important for the garden, and frequently with an unpleasant odour when crushed ; but to growers ..."

4. A treatise on food and dietetics, physiologically and therapeutically considered by Frederick William Pavy (1874)
"In common with, but to a higher degree than, the other members of the allium species, which includes also the garlic, chive, shallot, and leek, ..."

5. A Practical Guide to Garden Plants by John Weathers (1901)
"To this genus belong the well-known Onion, Garlic, Chive, Shallot, and Leek, and the ornamental species described below partake more or less of their nature ..."

6. Glossary of Terms and Phrases by Henry Percy Smith (1883)
"... leek, shallot, garlic, chive. Allocate. To set apart, as if to a particular place [L. ad locum]. Generally applied to sums of money, fees, "allowances. ..."

7. A Treatise on Food and Dietetics Physiologically and Therapeutically Considered by Frederick William Pavy (1881)
"... which includes also the garlic, chive, shallot, and leek, it contains an acrid, volatile oil, which possesses strongly irritant and excitant properties. ..."

8. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson (1901)
"ALLIUM (Garlic, Chive, Onion).— Liliaceous bulbs. Not often important for the garden, and frequently with an unpleasant odour when crushed ; but to growers ..."

9. A treatise on food and dietetics, physiologically and therapeutically considered by Frederick William Pavy (1874)
"In common with, but to a higher degree than, the other members of the allium species, which includes also the garlic, chive, shallot, and leek, ..."

10. A Practical Guide to Garden Plants by John Weathers (1901)
"To this genus belong the well-known Onion, Garlic, Chive, Shallot, and Leek, and the ornamental species described below partake more or less of their nature ..."

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