wild garlic

1. pungent Old World weedy plant
Syn: ↑wood garlic, ↑Ramsons, ↑Allium ursinum
Hypernyms: ↑alliaceous plant
2. pungent Old World wild onion
Hypernyms: ↑wild onion

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: any of several usually pungent weedy plants of the genus Allium; especially : crow garlic

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Wild garlic — A number of different plant species of the genus Allium are known as Wild Garlic:* Allium ursinum (also known as Ramsons) * Allium vineale (also known as Crow Garlic) * Allium drummondii , Drummond s onion * Allium canadense , Wild onion * Allium …   Wikipedia

  • wild garlic — noun ramsons …   Wiktionary

  • wild garlic — noun another term for ramsons …   English new terms dictionary

  • Garlic — For other uses, see Garlic (disambiguation). Garlic Allium sativum, known as garlic, from William Woodville, Medical Botany, 1793. Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • wild onion — noun any of various plants of the genus Allium with edible bulbs found growing wild • Hypernyms: ↑alliaceous plant • Hyponyms: ↑Hooker s onion, ↑Allium acuminatum, ↑nodding onion, ↑nodding wild onion, ↑lady s leek, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • garlic — noun 1》 a strong smelling pungent tasting bulb, used as a flavouring in cookery. 2》 the central Asian plant, closely related to the onion, which produces garlic. [Allium sativum.]     ↘used in names of plants with a similar smell or flavour, e.g …   English new terms dictionary

  • GARLIC — (Heb. שׁוּם, shum), plant mentioned once in the Bible among the vegetables which the Israelites ate in Egypt and for which they longed when wandering in the wilderness (Num 11:5). Garlic (Allium sativum) is a condiment which was extremely popular …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Wild onion — can mean any uncultivated species in the genus Allium , but especially:* Allium vineale (Crow garlic) * Allium canadense * Allium validum * Allium arvense * In Australia, the bush onion , Cyperus bulbosus , is also sometimes referred to as wild… …   Wikipedia

  • garlic — garlicked, garlicky, adj. /gahr lik/, n. 1. a hardy plant, Allium sativum, of the amaryllis family whose strongly, pungent bulb is used in cookery and medicine. 2. any of various other plants of the genus Allium. 3. the bulb of such a plant,… …   Universalium

  • wild — wild1 W2S3 [waıld] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(plants/animals)¦ 2¦(land)¦ 3¦(emotions)¦ 4¦(behaviour)¦ 5 go wild 6¦(enjoyable)¦ 7 be wild about something/somebody 8¦(without careful thought)¦ 9 beyond somebody s wildest dreams …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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