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leek
Allium ampeloprasum var. porrum

leek

 (lēk)
n.
An edible plant (Allium ampeloprasum var. porrum) related to the onion and having a white, slender bulb and flat, dark-green leaves.

[Middle English lek, from Old English lēac.]

leek

(liːk)
n
1. (Plants) Also called: scallion an alliaceous plant, Allium porrum, with a slender white bulb, cylindrical stem, and broad flat overlapping leaves: used in cooking
2. (Plants) any of several related species, such as A. ampeloprasum (wild leek)
3. (Plants) a leek, or a representation of one, as a national emblem of Wales
[Old English lēac; related to Old Norse laukr, Old High German louh]

leek

(lik)

n.
a plant, Allium ampeloprasum, of the amaryllis family, allied to the onion, having a cylindrical bulb and leaves used in cookery.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English lēac, c. Middle Dutch looc, Old High German louh, Old Norse laukr]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.leek - plant having a large slender white bulb and flat overlapping dark green leavesleek - 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
2.leek - related to onions; white cylindrical bulb and flat dark-green leaves
veg, vegetable, veggie - edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
Allium porrum, leek, scallion - plant having a large slender white bulb and flat overlapping dark green leaves; used in cooking; believed derived from the wild Allium ampeloprasum
Translations
كراثكُرّاثكُرَّاثٌ
праз
porro
pórekpór zahradní
porre
poreo
purjopurjosipuli
poireaupoiréepoiretteporreauporrée
כרישה
poriluk
póréhagyma
blaîlaukur, púrra
ネギ
리크
poras
puravs
preiporrei
purrepurreløk
praz
porpôr
prasaprazilukпразилукпраса
purjolök
กระเทียมต้นต้นหอม
کراث
tỏi tây

leek

[liːk] Npuerro m

leek

[ˈliːk]
npoireau m
modif
leek soup → de la soupe aux poireaux

leek

nPorree m, → Lauch m

leek

[liːk] nporro

leek

(liːk) noun
a type of vegetable related to the onion with green leaves and a white base.

leek

كُرَّاثٌ pórek porre Lauch πράσο puerro purjo poireau poriluk porro ネギ 리크 prei purre por alho francês, alho-poró лук-порей purjolök ต้นหอม pırasa tỏi tây 韭葱