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gar·lic

 (gär′lĭk)
n.
1. An onionlike plant (Allium sativum) of southern Europe having a bulb that breaks up into separable cloves with a strong distinctive odor and flavor.
2. The bulb of this plant.
tr.v. gar·licked, gar·lick·ing, gar·licks
To season or flavor (a food) with garlic.

[Middle English, from Old English gārlēac : gār, spear (probably in reference to the shape of a clove of garlic, resembling a spearhead, or to the shape of the leaves) + lēac, leek.]

garlic

(ˈɡɑːlɪk)
n
1. (Plants) a hardy widely cultivated Asian alliaceous plant, Allium sativum, having a stem bearing whitish flowers and bulbils
2. (Cookery)
a. the bulb of this plant, made up of small segments (cloves) that have a strong odour and pungent taste and are used in cooking
b. (as modifier): a garlic taste.
3. (Plants) any of various other plants of the genus Allium
[Old English gārlēac, from gār spear + lēac leek]

gar•lic

(ˈgɑr lɪk)

n.
1. a hardy plant, Allium sativum, of the amaryllis family, having a strongly pungent bulb.
2. the bulb of this plant, consisting of smaller bulbs, or cloves, used in cooking.
3. the flavor or smell of this bulb.
adj.
4. cooked, flavored, or seasoned with garlic: garlic bread; garlic salt.
[before 1000; Middle English garlec, Old English gārlēac (gar spear + lēac leek)]
gar′licked, gar′lick•y, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.garlic - bulbous herb of southern Europe widely naturalizedgarlic - bulbous herb of southern Europe widely naturalized; bulb breaks up into separate strong-flavored cloves
ail, garlic - aromatic bulb used as seasoning
alliaceous plant - bulbous plants having a characteristic pungent onion odor
2.garlic - aromatic bulb used as seasoninggarlic - aromatic bulb used as seasoning  
flavorer, flavoring, flavourer, flavouring, seasoning, seasoner - something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
garlic clove, clove - one of the small bulblets that can be split off of the axis of a larger garlic bulb
Allium sativum, garlic - bulbous herb of southern Europe widely naturalized; bulb breaks up into separate strong-flavored cloves

garlic

noun
Related words
adjective alliaceous
Translations
чеснов лукчесън
česnek
hvidløg
ajlo
küüslauk
valkosipuli
češnjakbijeli luk
fokhagyma
hvítlaukur
ニンニク
마늘
allium
česnakas
ķiploks
usturoi
cesnak
česen
vitlök
kitunguu saumusomuthumu
กระเทียม
tỏi

garlic

[ˈgɑːlɪk]
A. Najo m
B. CPD garlic mayonnaise Nalioli m
garlic prawns Ngambas fpl al ajillo
garlic press Ntriturador m de ajo
garlic salt Nsal f de ajo
garlic sausage Nsalchichón m al ajo

garlic

[ˈgɑːrlɪk] nail mgarlic bread npain m à l'ailgarlic crusher npresse-ail m inv

garlic

nKnoblauch m

garlic

:
garlic bread
nKnoblauchbrot nt
garlic clove
garlic crusher

garlic

:
garlic mushrooms
pl fritierte Pilze mit Knoblauch
garlic press
garlic salt
nKnoblauchsalz nt

garlic

[ˈgɑːlɪk] naglio

garlic

(ˈgaːlik) noun
a plant with a bulb shaped like an onion, which has a strong taste and smell and is used in cooking. The sauce is flavoured with garlic.

garlic

ثَوْم česnek hvidløg Knoblauch σκόρδο ajo valkosipuli ail češnjak aglio ニンニク 마늘 knoflook hvitløk czosnek alho чеснок vitlök กระเทียม sarımsak tỏi 蒜头

gar·lic

n. ajo.

garlic

n ajo
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