Meaning of GARLIC in English

GARLIC

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈgär-lik ]

noun

Etymology: Middle English garlek, from Old English gārlēac, from gār spear + lēac 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-kē adjective

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