Chinese chive
noun Date: 1968 garlic chiveusually used in plural

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Chinese chive — noun a plant of eastern Asia; larger than Allium schoenoprasum • Syn: ↑garlic chive, ↑Oriental garlic, ↑Allium tuberosum • Hypernyms: ↑alliaceous plant • Part Meronyms: ↑garlic chive …   Useful english dictionary

  • garlic chive — noun 1. a plant of eastern Asia; larger than Allium schoenoprasum • Syn: ↑Chinese chive, ↑Oriental garlic, ↑Allium tuberosum • Hypernyms: ↑alliaceous plant 2. large flat leaves used as chive is used • Hypernyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • garlic chive — noun Date: 1969 a perennial allium (Allium tuberosum) native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its garlic flavored stems, leaves, buds, and flower heads usually used in plural; called also Chinese chive …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • garlic chive — noun a) A plant which has long, thin, white flowering stalks, related to chives. b) (in plural garlic chives) The garlic flavoured leaves of this plant used as a vegetable in cooking. Syn: Chinese chives …   Wiktionary

  • Chinesechive — Chinese chive n. An eastern Asian herb (Allium tuberosum) having flat leaves, small white flowers, and elongated bulbs covered with a fibrous coat. Often used in the plural. Also called garlic chive, Oriental garlic. * * * …   Universalium

  • alliaceous plant — noun bulbous plants having a characteristic pungent onion odor • Hypernyms: ↑liliaceous plant • Hyponyms: ↑wild onion, ↑wild leek, ↑Levant garlic, ↑kurrat, ↑Allium ampeloprasum, ↑C …   Useful english dictionary

  • Allium tuberosum — noun a plant of eastern Asia; larger than Allium schoenoprasum • Syn: ↑garlic chive, ↑Chinese chive, ↑Oriental garlic • Hypernyms: ↑alliaceous plant • Part Meronyms: ↑garlic chive …   Useful english dictionary

  • Oriental garlic — noun a plant of eastern Asia; larger than Allium schoenoprasum • Syn: ↑garlic chive, ↑Chinese chive, ↑Allium tuberosum • Hypernyms: ↑alliaceous plant • Part Meronyms: ↑garlic chive …   Useful english dictionary

  • garlicchive — garlic chive n. See Chinese chive. * * * …   Universalium

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