Meaning of GARLIC in English

GARLIC

n.

Pronunciation: ' gär-lik

Function: noun

Etymology: Middle English garlek, from Old English g ā rl ē ac, from g ā r spear + l ē ac leek ― more at GORE

Date: before 12th century

1 : a European allium ( Allium sativum ) widely cultivated for its pungent compound bulbs much used in cookery broadly : ALLIUM

2 : a bulb of garlic

– gar · licky \ -li-k ē \ adjective

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