Definition of Alliaceous plant

1. Noun. Bulbous plants having a characteristic pungent onion odor.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Alliaceous Plant

alley oops
alley stone
alleycat
alleycats
alleyed
alleygating
alleylike
alleys
alleyway
alleyways
allgood
allheal
allheals
alliable
alliaceous
alliaceous plant (current term)
alliance
allianced
alliances
alliancing
alliaphage
alliaphages
alliaunce
allice
allice shad
allices
alliciency
allicin
allicins
allide

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, ..."

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