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Definition of the noun alliaceous plant
What does alliaceous plant mean as a name of something?
- bulbous plants having a characteristic pungent onion odor
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- more generic term: liliaceous plant = plant growing from a bulb or corm or rhizome or tuber
- more specific terms:
- wild onion = any of various plants of the genus Allium with edible bulbs found growing wild
- Allium ampeloprasum / Levant garlic / wild leek / kurrat = coarse Old World perennial having a large bulb and tall stalk of greenish purple-tinged flowers
- Allium canadense / Canada garlic / meadow leek / rose leek = North American bulbous plant
- Allium carinatum / keeled garlic = Eurasian bulbous plant
- Allium cepa / onion plant / onion = bulbous plant having hollow leaves cultivated worldwide for its rounded edible bulb
- Allium porrum / scallion / leek = plant having a large slender white bulb and flat overlapping dark green leaves; used in cooking
- Allium neopolitanum / daffodil garlic / flowering onion / Naples garlic = European onion with white flowers
- few-flowered leek / Allium paradoxum = leek producing bulbils instead of flowers
- Allium sativum / garlic = bulbous herb of southern Europe widely naturalized
- Allium scorodoprasum / Spanish garlic / giant garlic / rocambole / sand leek = European leek cultivated and used like leeks
- Allium schoenoprasum / schnittlaugh / chives / chive / cive = perennial having hollow cylindrical leaves used for seasoning
- Allium tricoccum / wild leek / ramp = North American perennial having a slender bulb and whitish flowers
- Allium ursinum / wild garlic / wood garlic / Ramsons = pungent Old World weedy plant
- Allium tuberosum / Oriental garlic / Chinese chive / garlic chive = a plant of eastern Asia
- Allium sphaerocephalum / round-headed leek = Old World leek with a spherical bulb
- three-cornered leek / Allium triquetrum / triquetrous leek = European leek naturalized in Great Britain
- member of: Allium / genus Allium = large genus of perennial and biennial pungent bulbous plants: garlic; leek; onion; chive
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An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary (1882)
Based on the Manuscript Collections of the Late Joseph Bosworth ... by Joseph Bosworth
an alliaceous plant [v.
by Peter Lund Simmonds
Chitthi, Chittie, ordinarily abbreviated to chit, a common Indian name for a bill, bond, draft, or order lor payment, note, &c Chives, an alliaceous plant. Allium Schce- noprasum, the leaves and young tops of which are used as a pot-herb.
with a definition of the moneys, weights, and measures of all countries, by Peter Lund Simmonds
Chitthi, Chitttb, ordinarily abbreviated to chit, a common Indian name lor a bill, bond, draft, or order ior payment, note, &c Chives, an alliaceous plant. Allium Scha:- noprasum, the leaves and young tops of which are used as a pot-herb. Chivuka ...
by Leo de Colange
Rocambole, an alliaceous plant (the Allium scorodoprasum) used in the northern parts of Europe for flavoring food, like the shalot. Rochelle Salts, the tartrate of potash and soda, used in medicine as a mild aperieut. Imp. duty, 6 cts. per lb.
a type of alliaceous plant with a garlic-like bulb used for seasoning. © 17c: French, from German Rockenbolle, literally 'distaff bulb' , so called because of its shape.
by Leo de Colange
Chives, an alliaceous plant, Allium scJurnopra- snm, the leaves and young tops of which are used as a pot-herb. Chlorate of Potash, an interesting compound of chloric acid and potash, which, when strongly triturated, crackles, throws out ...
by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby
See Allium; Alliaceous Plant ; Plate of Onions, etc. GARLIC, On, of. When cloves of garlic are distilled with water, about 0.2 per cent, of a brown heavy oil, with an acrid taste and a strong disagreeable smell, passes over. By careful rectification ...
A Pocket Botanical Dictionary, comprising the names, history, and culture of all plants known in Britain, with a full explanation of technical terms. By J. Paxton, assisted by Professor Lindley (1868)
by Sir Joseph Paxton
These are handsome plants, growing freely in a mixture of west, and skordon, garlie ; an alliaceous plant, growing in the western hemisphere. Linn. 6, Or. 1, Nat . Or. Liliaceae. These are rather pretty species, growing well in light sandy soil, ...
Comprising the Names, History, and Culture of All Plants Known in Britain; with a Full Explanation of Technical Terms by Sir Joseph Paxton, John Lindley
From hesperos, the west, and skordon, garlic; an alliaceous plant, growing in the western hemisphere. Linn.6, Or. 1, Nat. Or, Liliaceae. These are rather pretty species, growing well in light sandy soil, and increased by offsets, or seeds.
A Dictionary of the English Language : Giving the Derivations, Pronunciations, Definitions and Synonyms of a Large Vocabulary of the Words Occurring in Literature, Art, Science, and the Common Speech by Noah Webster
A perennial alliaceous plant used in cookery. Ct-ca'da (sT-ka'da), n. ; pi. E. Cicadas (-daz), L. Cicada (-d5). [L.] (Zo'al.) Any species of a genus ( Cu cada) of large hemipterous insects, with nearly transparent ...
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