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Allium porrum

Definition of the noun allium porrum

What does allium porrum mean as a name of something?


  1. plant having a large slender white bulb and flat overlapping dark green leaves; used in cooking; believed derived from the wild Allium ampeloprasum
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • synonyms of Allium porrum: leek / scallion
    • more generic term: alliaceous plant = bulbous plants having a characteristic pungent onion odor
    • part: leek = related to onions

Phrases with Allium porrum

Phrases starting with Allium porrum:

  1. Allium Porrum Kurrat
  2. Allium Porrum Ampeloprasum
  3. Allium Porrum Euampeloprasum

Phrase ending with Allium porrum:

  1. Species Allium Porrum

Other phrases containing Allium porrum:

  1. Variety Allium Porrum Kurrat
  2. Variety Allium Porrum Ampeloprasum
  3. Subspecies Allium Porrum Euampeloprasum

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Allium porrum

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Google previewDictionary of Food (2009)

International Food and Cooking Terms from A to Z by Charles Sinclair

proliferum Botanical name Egyptian onion Allium fistulosum Botanical name Welsh onion Allium porrum Botanical name Leek Allium ramosum Botanical name Asianleek Allium sativum Botanical nameGarlic ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

Allium fistulosum Taiwan Allium porrum Taiwan Allium sativum Egypt, Israel, New Zealand Allium tuberosum Japan Species Crop affected Country Daucus carrota New Zealand Free si.

Google previewThe Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 2 (2010)

Revised Full-Color Edition

Allium porrum is the LEEK; it should now be called Allium ampeloprasum porrum. This is a plant whose main stem is blanched when it can be 2 ft. or more long and one inch across. This is also the pot leek, which is stouter and shorter, say, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food and Color Additives (1997)

by George A. Burdock

roasted onion, raw leek (Allium porrum L.), heated leek, chive ( Allium ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Plant-names (1878)

by James Britten, Robert Holland

ALLIUM PORRUM, L. Leek ( French), Leek, Ollick. ALLIUM SATIVUM, L. Garletc, Garlick. ALLIUM Scnmxoraasom, L. Garlick (Rush). ALLIUM URSINUM, L. Garlick, Garlick (Wild), Gipsy Onions, ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2016)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

Allium porrum L.; Allium porrum subsp. euampeloprasum Breistr.; Allium porrum var. ampeloprasum (L.) Mirb.; Porrum ampeloprasum (L.) Mill.) Mediterranean region, Asia. Herb, bulb eaten raw or cooked See Species Plantarum 1: 294.

Google previewA Medical Dictionary: containing an explanation of the terms in surgery , medicine, etc. Second edition (1813)

by John James Watt

ALLIUM PORRUM. See PORRUM. ALLIUM SATIVUM. The systematic name of the Allium. ALLIUM VICTORALIS. The systematic name at" the Victdralls Longa, ...

Google previewMedical Dictionary (1813)

Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Surgery, Medicine, Midwifery, Anatomy, Chemistry, &c. &c. &c by John James Watt

ALLIUM PORRUM. See PORRUM. 4LL1UM SQIIVUM. The systematicnametof the Alliuna.

Google previewLuo Biological Dictionary (1998)

by J. O. Kokwaro, Timothy Johns

Allium porrum; Kitungu. Allium spp. (most edible species ...

Google previewThe domestic encyclopedia, or, A dictionary of facts and useful knowledge, chiefly applicable to rural & domestic economy (1821)

with an appendix, containing additions in domestic medicine, and the veterinary and culinary arts by Anthony Florian Madinger Willich, Thomas Cooper, Katherine Golden Bitting Collection on Gastronomy (Library of Congress)

Leek, Common — Allium Porrum. Narrow-leaved. Broad-leav< d.

Google previewInternational Dictionary of Food and Cooking (1998)

by Charles Gordon Sinclair

Welsh onion Allium porrum BoI Leek Allium ramosum Bot. Asian leek Allium sativum Bot Garlic Allium schoenoprasum Boi. Chives Allium scorodoprasum Bat. Giant garlic Allium spp. The hotanical name for the important onion family of plants, ...

Google previewMedical Lexicon (1839)

A New Dictionary of Medical Science, Containing a Concise Account of the Various Subjects and Terms; with a Vocabulary of Synonymes in Different Languages, and Formulae for Various Officinal and Empirical Preparations, &c. Second Edition, with Numerous Modifications and Additions by Robley Dunglison

Porreau, Allium Porrum. Porrectum, Lever. Porret, Allium porrum. Porrum, Allium porrum. Porrus, Sarcoma. Porta, Vulva—p. Jecoris, Porta vena. Porte-feuille, Subscapularis. Porter, Cerevisia. Portio dura, Facial nerve.

Google previewUniversal Technological Dictionary (1833)

by George Crabb

—Allium Schaenoprasum, seu Cepa palustris, Chives, native of Siberia; but— Allium porrum, seu Porrum, &c. the Common Leek, is a biennial. J. Rauh. Hist.

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