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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.]
(Cookery) flavoured with garlic