Definition of Sand leek

1. Noun. European leek cultivated and used like leeks.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Sand Leek

sand dollars
sand down
sand dropseed
sand dune
sand dunes
sand eel
sand flea
sand fleas
sand fly
sand grouse
sand hog
sand hopper
sand iron
sand lance
sand launce
sand leek (current term)
sand lizard
sand martin
sand martins
sand mole
sand myrtle
sand olive
sand painting
sand phlox
sand rat
sand reed
sand sage
sand sedge

Literary usage of Sand leek

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

1. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Horticultural Society of London (1895)
"The Rocambole, or sand leek, occurs wild from Yorkshire and Lancashire to Fife and Perthshire, as well as in Ireland. It is not of ancient cultivation, ..."

2. Select Extra-tropical Plants, Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1888)
"... The Sand-Leek. Europe and North-Africa. Resembles in some respects Garlic, in others Shallot. ..."

3. The Student's Flora of the British Islands by Joseph Dalton Hooker (1884)
"... leaves flat keeled, edges scabrid, sheaths 2-edged, spathes 2 shortly beaked, head with bulbils, anthers not exserted. A. arena'rium, Sm. sand leek. ..."

4. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Horticultural Society of London (1895)
"The Rocambole, or sand leek, occurs wild from Yorkshire and Lancashire to Fife and Perthshire, as well as in Ireland. It is not of ancient cultivation, ..."

5. Select Extra-tropical Plants, Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1888)
"... The Sand-Leek. Europe and North-Africa. Resembles in some respects Garlic, in others Shallot. ..."

6. The Student's Flora of the British Islands by Joseph Dalton Hooker (1884)
"... leaves flat keeled, edges scabrid, sheaths 2-edged, spathes 2 shortly beaked, head with bulbils, anthers not exserted. A. arena'rium, Sm. sand leek. ..."

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