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Definition of the noun allium
What does allium mean as a name of something?
noun - plural:
- allium: alliums
- Allium: -
- large genus of perennial and biennial pungent bulbous plants: garlic; leek; onion; chive; sometimes placed in family Alliaceae as the type genus
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonym of Allium: genus Allium
- more generic term: liliid monocot genus = genus of monocotyledonous plants comprising mostly herbs having usually petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils
- member of: family Liliaceae / Liliaceae / lily family = includes species sometimes divided among the following families: Alliaceae; Aloeaceae; Alstroemeriaceae; Aphyllanthaceae; Asparagaceae; Asphodelaceae; Colchicaceae; Convallariaceae; Hemerocallidaceae; Hostaceae; Hyacinthaceae; Melanthiaceae; Ruscaceae; Smilacaceae; Tecophilaeacea
- alliaceous plant = bulbous plants having a characteristic pungent onion odor
- wild onion = any of various plants of the genus Allium with edible bulbs found growing wild
- Allium acuminatum / Hooker's onion = a common North American wild onion with a strong onion odor and an umbel of pink flowers atop a leafless stalk
Alternative definition of the noun allium
- Any of many bulbous plants, of the genus Allium, related to onions and garlic
Phrases with Allium
- Allium Tui
- Allium Acre
- allium cepa
- Allium Hybr
- Allium Moly
- Allium Afrum
- Allium Akaka
- Allium Album
- Allium Argyi
- Allium Bahri
- Allium coryi
- Allium Cydni
- Allium Eulae
- Allium Exile
- Allium Grazi
- Allium Inops
- Allium Laxum
- Allium Miser
- Allium Napus
- Allium nevii
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by English Dialect Society
Allium is called in greke scorodó, in Englishe garlike, in duche knobloch, in french anlonaux, it is deuided into three kyndes, the first kynde is the cômon garlike, the seconde kynde is called allium anguinum in latin, and ophioscorodó in greke, ...
Names of Herbs. A.D. 1548 (1881)
by William W. Turner
Allium is called in greke scorodö, in Englishe garlike, in duche knobloch, in french anlonaux, it is deuided into three kyndes, the first kynde is the cömon garlike, the seconde kynde is called allium anguinum in latin, and ophioscorodö in greke, ...
Plant Biodiversity (2016)
Monitoring, Assessment and Conservation by Abid A Ansari, Sarvajeet Singh Gill, Zahid Khorshid Abbas, M Naeem
Allium is the largest among all the subgenera, comprising 40% of the total number of species in the genus. This group is distributed from Europe to north- west China and Japan and its richness of diversity is concentrated in the Mediterranean ...
North American Cornucopia (2013)
Top 100 Indigenous Food Plants by Ernest Small
” • The genus name Allium is the classical Latin name for garlic.
Top 100 Food Plants (2009)
by Ernest Small
The genus name • Allium is the classical Latin name ...
Modern Uses for Ancient Medicine by Bharat B. Aggarwal, Ajaikumar B. Kunnumakkara
INTRODUCTION Allium is the largest and most important representative ...
Vegetable Literacy (2013)
Cooking and Gardening with Twelve Families from the Edible Plant Kingdom, with over 300 Deliciously Simple Recipes by Deborah Madison
For example, Allium is a name of the genus that includes onions, garlic, chives, shallots, and leelts. Allium sativum, for example, refers to garlic. Varieties: There are sometimes varieties within genus and species, indicated by the abbreviation ...
by G. Kalloo, B.O. Bergh
Onion Allium cepa L. M. ]. HAVEY Allium is a monocotyledonous genus which has been assigned to the Amaryllidaceae, Liliaceae, and a distinct family, the Alliaceae. It is diverse taxon of over 500 species, including the cultivated bulb onion ...
The World's Most Effective Healing Plants by Rebecca L. Johnson, Steven Foster, Tieraona Low Dog, David Kiefer
Allium is the ancient Latin name for garlic, derived from the Celtic all signifying “ hot or burning.” The species name sativum means “cultivated" or “planted." Gar- leac, or “spearplant" is an Anglo-Saxon designation from which “garlic" is derived .
Remarkable Plants of Texas (2009)
Uncommon Accounts of Our Common Natives by Matt Warnock Turner
Wild Onion Allium canadense L. Allium drummondii Regel Allium is a large and complex genus (more than 750 species) of the Northern Hemisphere famous for its handful of species that are world food crops: onions, leeks, scallions, chives, ...
by Dr. Satish Goel
GARLIC THERAPY Also called Lehsun or Rashun in colloquial parlance, botanically it is called Allium sativum. It is a bulbous perennial plant of the lily family which is generally used for flavouring foods. Its aroma is powerful and taste is ...
Noxious Weeds of Australia (2001)
by William Thomas Parsons, Eric George Cuthbertson
Allium is the Latin word for garlic; triquetrum is Latin for 'three-cornered', and refers to the triangular cross- section of the flowering stem and, to a lesser extent, the leaf blade. 'Three-corner garlic' also is a reference to the cross-section of the ...
Vegetables by Chittaranjan Kole
Allium is a genus within the family Alliaceae and belongs to the order Asparagales of the monocot division. Asparagales and the Poales (which includes the grasses) are two well-supported monophyletic orders within the monocots (Rudall et ...
by Wayne R. Bidlack, Stanley T. Omaye, Mark S. Meskin, Debra K.W. Topham
PAM—THIOSULFINATES FROM GARLIC Allium is a genus of some 500 species belonging to the family Liliaceae. However, only a few of these are important as food Pam—Thiosulfinates from Garlic 115 PAM—THIOSULFINATES FROM ...
The Gardeners Dictionary (1759)
Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit, Flower Garden, and Nursery .... A - L by Philip Miller
ALLIUM [of 'Ax£2, Gr. to avoid or shun, because many shun the Smell of it], Garlick. The Characters are, The Flowers are included in one common Spatha, ...
by G. Rehm
Allium chinense G.Don A. bakeri Regel rakkyo, Chinese chives, Chinese shallot rakkyo ch'iao t'ou Allium frstulosum L. Welsh onion, Japanese bunching onion ciboule, ail fistuleux Winterzwiebel cebolleta, cebollino inglés, cebolla junca, ...
Comprising the Theory and Practice of Horticulture, Floriculture, Arboriculture, and Landscape-gardening, Including All the Latest Improvements, a General History of Gardening in All Countries, and a Statistical View of Its Present State, with Suggestions for Its Future Progress in the British Isles by John Claudius Loudon
Purple, Fritillaria persica - pyrenaica Allium angulosum VARIEGAted. WArtiegATEnd. VARIEGATED. variEGATED. VARIEGATED, Anemo. coron. flo. pleno"Anemone coronaria Tulipa generiana Allium carinaturn Oxalis acetosella creen.
The Complete Guide to the Use of Aromatic Oils In Aromatherapy, Herbalism, Health, and Well Being by Julia Lawless
Liliaceae Allium ...
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Spinalonga island , the former (1903-1957) leper colony in Greece.
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- Emerging allium
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- Allium viola cvet
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Video shows what allium means. Any of many bulbous plants of the genus Allium, related to onions and garlic.. Allium Meaning. How to pronounce, definition ...
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Scrabble value of A1L1L1I1U1M3
The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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