Meaning of GARLIC in English

GARLIC

n.1 any of various alliaceous plants, esp. Allium sativum.

2 the strong-smelling pungent-tasting bulb of this plant, used as a flavouring in cookery.

Derivatives:

garlicky adj.

Etymology: OE garleac f. gar spear + leac LEEK

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.