Allium porrum


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Noun1.Allium porrum - plant having a large slender white bulb and flat overlapping dark green leavesAllium porrum - plant having a large slender white bulb and flat overlapping dark green leaves; used in cooking; believed derived from the wild Allium ampeloprasum
leek - related to onions; white cylindrical bulb and flat dark-green leaves
alliaceous plant - bulbous plants having a characteristic pungent onion odor
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Allium porrum, originating from across the whole of the northern hemisphere temperate zone, has been popular, for one reason or another, since the ancient Egyptian times 2000 to 5000 years ago.