Ramsons(redirected from Broad-leaved garlic)
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Related to Broad-leaved garlic: crow garlic
n. often ramsons
A Eurasian plant (Allium ursinum) having edible leaves and bulbs with a pungent garliclike flavor. Also called wild garlic.
[Middle English ramsyn, from Old English hramsan, pl. of hramsa.]
ramsons(ˈræmzənz; -sənz) or
pl n (usually functioning as singular)
1. (Plants) a broad-leaved garlic, Allium ursinum, native to Europe and Asia
2. (Cookery) the bulbous root of this plant, eaten as a relish
[Old English hramesa; related to Middle Low German ramese Norwegian rams]
n (usu with sing vb, Bot) → Bärlauch m