alliaceous plant

noun
bulbous plants having a characteristic pungent onion odor
Hypernyms: ↑liliaceous plant
Hyponyms:
wild onion, ↑wild leek, ↑Levant garlic, ↑kurrat, ↑Allium ampeloprasum, ↑Canada garlic, ↑meadow leek, ↑rose leek, ↑Allium canadense, ↑keeled garlic, ↑Allium carinatum, ↑onion, ↑onion plant, ↑Allium cepa, ↑leek, ↑scallion, ↑Allium porrum, ↑daffodil garlic, ↑flowering onion, ↑Naples garlic, ↑Allium neopolitanum, ↑few-flowered leek, ↑Allium paradoxum, ↑garlic, ↑Allium sativum, ↑sand leek, ↑giant garlic, ↑Spanish garlic, ↑rocambole, ↑Allium scorodoprasum, ↑chives, ↑chive, ↑cive, ↑schnittlaugh, ↑Allium schoenoprasum, ↑ramp, ↑Allium tricoccum, ↑wild garlic, ↑wood garlic, ↑Ramsons, ↑Allium ursinum, ↑garlic chive, ↑Chinese chive, ↑Oriental garlic, ↑Allium tuberosum, ↑round-headed leek, ↑Allium sphaerocephalum, ↑three-cornered leek, ↑triquetrous leek, ↑Allium triquetrum
Member Holonyms: ↑Allium, ↑genus Allium

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  • liliaceous plant — noun plant growing from a bulb or corm or rhizome or tuber • Hypernyms: ↑bulbous plant • Hyponyms: ↑lily, ↑agapanthus, ↑lily of the Nile, ↑albuca, ↑colicroot, ↑colic root, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • onion plant — noun bulbous plant having hollow leaves cultivated worldwide for its rounded edible bulb • Syn: ↑onion, ↑Allium cepa • Hypernyms: ↑alliaceous plant • Hyponyms: ↑shallot, ↑eschalot, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • wild leek — noun 1. coarse Old World perennial having a large bulb and tall stalk of greenish purple tinged flowers; widely naturalized • Syn: ↑Levant garlic, ↑kurrat, ↑Allium ampeloprasum • Hypernyms: ↑alliaceous plant 2. North American perennial having a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Allium — noun large genus of perennial and biennial pungent bulbous plants: garlic; leek; onion; chive; sometimes placed in family Alliaceae as the type genus • Syn: ↑Allium • Derivationally related forms: ↑alliaceous (for: ↑Allium) …   Useful english dictionary

  • chives — noun 1. perennial having hollow cylindrical leaves used for seasoning • Syn: ↑chive, ↑cive, ↑schnittlaugh, ↑Allium schoenoprasum • Hypernyms: ↑alliaceous plant 2. cylindrical leaves used fresh as a mild onion flavored seasoning …   Useful english dictionary

  • Allium cepa — noun bulbous plant having hollow leaves cultivated worldwide for its rounded edible bulb • Syn: ↑onion, ↑onion plant • Hypernyms: ↑alliaceous plant • Hyponyms: ↑shallot, ↑eschalot, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Allium canadense — noun North American bulbous plant • Syn: ↑Canada garlic, ↑meadow leek, ↑rose leek • Hypernyms: ↑alliaceous plant …   Useful english dictionary

  • Allium carinatum — noun Eurasian bulbous plant • Syn: ↑keeled garlic • Hypernyms: ↑alliaceous plant …   Useful english dictionary

  • Allium porrum — noun plant having a large slender white bulb and flat overlapping dark green leaves; used in cooking; believed derived from the wild Allium ampeloprasum • Syn: ↑leek, ↑scallion • Hypernyms: ↑alliaceous plant • Part Meronyms: ↑leek …   Useful english dictionary

  • Allium tuberosum — noun a plant of eastern Asia; larger than Allium schoenoprasum • Syn: ↑garlic chive, ↑Chinese chive, ↑Oriental garlic • Hypernyms: ↑alliaceous plant • Part Meronyms: ↑garlic chive …   Useful english dictionary

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