Definition of Alliaceous plant
1. Noun. Bulbous plants having a characteristic pungent onion odor.
Group relationships: Allium, Genus Allium
Specialized synonyms: Wild Onion, Allium Ampeloprasum, Kurrat, Levant Garlic, Wild Leek, Allium Canadense, Canada Garlic, Meadow Leek, Rose Leek, Allium Carinatum, Keeled Garlic, Allium Cepa, Onion, Onion Plant, Allium Porrum, Leek, Scallion, Allium Neopolitanum, Daffodil Garlic, Flowering Onion, Naples Garlic, Allium Paradoxum, Few-flowered Leek, Allium Sativum, Garlic, Allium Scorodoprasum, Giant Garlic, Rocambole, Sand Leek, Spanish Garlic, Allium Schoenoprasum, Chive, Chives, Cive, Schnittlaugh, Allium Tricoccum, Ramp, Wild Leek, Allium Ursinum, Ramsons, Wild Garlic, Wood Garlic, Allium Tuberosum, Chinese Chive, Garlic Chive, Oriental Garlic, Allium Sphaerocephalum, Round-headed Leek, Allium Triquetrum, Three-cornered Leek, Triquetrous Leek
Lexicographical Neighbors of Alliaceous Plant
Literary usage of Alliaceous plant
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1880)
"Hobbin, a countryman's pasty which he takes to his work for a midday meal. Hog, Hogget, a sheep after six months of age. Hollick, an alliaceous plant, ..."
2. Glossary of Words in Use in Cornwall by Margaret Ann Courtney, Thomas Quiller Couch (1880)
"Hobbin, a countryman's pasty which ho takes to his work for a midday meal. Hog, Hogget, a sheep after six months of age. Hollick, an alliaceous plant, ..."
3. The Vegetable Materia Medica of Western India by William Dymock (1885)
"Horehound in the Indian shops; if demanded gome substitute is given for it, either Arusa or an alliaceous plant (Pars' ..."
4. The Dictionary of Trade Products, Manufacturing, and Technical Terms: With a by Peter Lund Simmonds (1858)
"... disinfectant in a high degree, and Is therefore much used to destroy fe.tid odours and poisonous qualities. CHIVES, an alliaceous plant, ..."