Allium schoenoprasum
chive chive, chives chives, n. [F. cive, fr. L. cepa, caepa, onion. Cf. {Cives}, {Cibol}.] (Bot.) A perennial plant ({Allium Schoenoprasum}), allied to the onion, having hollow cylindrical leaves used for seasoning. The young leaves are used in omelets, etc. [Written also {cive}.]

Syn: chive, cive, schnittlaugh, {Allium schoenoprasum}. [1913 Webster]

2. the bulbous herb {Allium Schoenoprasum} used fresh as a mild onion-flavored seasoning. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Allium schoenoprasum — noun perennial having hollow cylindrical leaves used for seasoning • Syn: ↑chives, ↑chive, ↑cive, ↑schnittlaugh • Hypernyms: ↑alliaceous plant • Part Meronyms: ↑chives …   Useful english dictionary

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