Meaning of GARLIC in English

GARLIC

[gar.lic] n [ME garlek, fr. OE garleac, fr. gar spear + leac leek--more at gore] (bef. 12c) 1: a European bulbous herb (Allium sativum) of the lily family widely cultivated for its pungent compound bulbs much used in cookery; broadly: any plant of the same genus

2: a bulb of garlic -- gar.licky adj

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