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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Pistelli, "The role of diallyl sulfides and dipropyl sulfides in the in vitro antimicrobial activity of the essential oil of garlic, Allium sativum L., and leek, Allium porrum L.," Phytotherapy Research, vol.