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Definition of the adjective alliaceous

What does alliaceous mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. of or pertaining to the botanical genus Allium
  2. smelling of onions or garlic

Alternative definition of the adjective alliaceous


  1. Smelling or tasting of garlic or onion.

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Google previewThe Endangered English Dictionary: Bodacious Words Your Dictionary Forgot (1997)

by David Grambs

gaiety or lightheartedness a dark, backstreet world devoid of all allegresse alliaceous (al-lee-AY-shus) garlic- or onion-smelling the knockout, alliaceous breath of a fellow straphanger alliciency (al-LISH-en-see) attractiveness ...

Google previewLexicon Medicum, Or, Medical Dictionary (1845)

Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Anatomy, Botany, Chemistry, Materia Medica, Midwifery, Mineralogy, Pharmacy, Physiology, Practice of Physic, Surgery, and the Various Branches of Natural Philosophy Connected with Medicine ... by Robert Hooper

Wake-robin Alliaceous plants Artichoke. 5. Stimulants. Pellitory Astringents Y. Roors.

Google previewThe New London Medical and Surgical Dictionary, Etc (1826)

by J. S. Forsyth

ofl'ensive strong smell; which is so extremely penetrating and difl'usive, that, on the root being taken into the Stomach, the alliaceous scent impregnates the whole system, and is discoverable in thevarious excretions , as in the urine, ...

Google previewAn etymological and explanatory dictionary of the terms and language of geology (1839)

designed for the early student, and those who have not made progress in the science by George Roberts

ALLIACEOUS (allium, garlick); garliek-smelling. Minerals are said to be alliaceous, which, when struck, emit a smell resembling garlick. ALLUVIUM (alluo , to wash upon); ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Gardening (1824)

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

Alliaceous Plants. 3810. The alliaceous esculents are of great antiquity and universal cultivation. No description of useful British garden is without the onion ; and few in other parts of the world, without that bulb, or garlic They require a rich, ...

Google previewLexicon Pharmaceuticum (1828)

Or a Pharmaceutical Dictionary, Comprehending the Pharmacopoeias of London, Edinburgh, and Dublin, with a Variety of Other Useful Information Relative to Medicine and Pharmacy ... by Thomas Castle

Antiseptics : acid partsof plants, acescent herbs, sugar, siliquoee plants, alliaceous plants, astringents, bitters, aromatics, essential oils, camphor, gum resins, saffron, contrayerva, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences (1882)

by Henry Watts

Epi-iodhydrin is a mobile ethereal liquid, having a somewhat alliaceous odour; specific gravity 2'03 at 13° C.; insoluble in ...

Google previewA New Medical Dictionary (1890)

Including All the Words and Phrases Used in Medicine, with Their Proper Pronunciation and Definitions. Based on Recent Medical Literature by George Milbry Gould

ALLIACEOUS 33 ALPHA-OXYNAPHTHOIC ACID water slightly alkaline yields a white precipitate if zinc be present. Allia'ceous (allium, garlic). Resembling garlic or pertaining to the same. Alligator Pear. The seeds of Persea gratissima, ...

Google previewA new and complete dictionary of arts and sciences (1819)

including the latest improvement and discovery and the present states of every branch of human knowledge by George Gregory

TJie distillation is accompanied with an almost insupportable fend alliaceous odour. Two hundred and eighty parts of urea yield by distillation 200 parts of carbonat of ammonia, 10 parts of carbureted hydrogen gas, 7 parts of charcoal, and 68 ...

Google previewLexicon Medicum (1824)

Or, Medical Dictionary by Robert Hooper

ALL taken into the stomach, the alliaceous scent impregnates the whole system, and is discoverable in the various excretions, as in the urine, perspiration , milk, 8w. Garlick is generally allied to the onion, from which it seems only to differ in ...

Google previewThe Student's Medical Dictionary (1894)

ALLIACEOUS 33 ALPHA-OXYNAPHTHOIC ACID water slightly alkaline yields a white precipitate if zinc be present. Allia'ceous (allium, garlic). Resembling garlic or pertaining to the same. Al'ligator Pear. The seeds of Persea gratissima, ...

Google previewA dictionary of chemistry and mineralogy (1807)

with an account of the processes employed in many of the most important chemical manufactures to which are added a description of chemical apparatus, and various useful tables of weights and measures, chemical instruments, &c. &c by Arthur Aikin, Charles Rochemont Aikin

friction, and emits an alliaceous odour: it is half-hard and brittle. Specific gravity, according to Briflbn, 5.724 — 5-763. When exposed to the blowpipe it fuses without difficulty, giving out a copious white vapour, and the peculiar odour of arsenic ...

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