Translation: from spanish

bulb of garlic

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  • Garlic — For other uses, see Garlic (disambiguation). Garlic Allium sativum, known as garlic, from William Woodville, Medical Botany, 1793. Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • garlic — 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;… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • garlic — ► NOUN ▪ the strong smelling pungent tasting bulb of a plant of the onion family, used as a flavouring in cookery. DERIVATIVES garlicky adjective. ORIGIN Old English, from g r «spear» (because the shape of a clove resembles the head of a spear) + …   English terms dictionary

  • garlic — [gär′lik] n. [ME garlek < OE garleac < gar, a spear (see GORE3) + leac, LEEK: from the spearlike leaves] 1. a bulbous herb (Allium sativum) of the lily family 2. the strong smelling bulb of this plant, made up of small sections called… …   English World dictionary

  • garlic — garlicked, garlicky, adj. /gahr lik/, n. 1. a hardy plant, Allium sativum, of the amaryllis family whose strongly, pungent bulb is used in cookery and medicine. 2. any of various other plants of the genus Allium. 3. the bulb of such a plant,… …   Universalium

  • Bulb — For other uses, see Bulb (disambiguation). Shallot bulbs …   Wikipedia

  • garlic — gar•lic [[t]ˈgɑr lɪk[/t]] n. 1) pln a hardy plant, Allium sativum, of the amaryllis family, having a strongly pungent bulb 2) pln the bulb of this plant, consisting of smaller bulbs, or cloves, used in cooking 3) the flavor or smell of this bulb… …   From formal English to slang

  • bulb — bulbed, adj. bulbless, adj. /bulb/, n. 1. Bot. a. a usually subterranean and often globular bud having fleshy leaves emergent at the top and a stem reduced to a flat disk, rooting from the underside, as in the onion and lily. b. a plant growing… …   Universalium

  • garlic — /ˈgalɪk / (say gahlik) noun 1. a hardy plant, Allium sativum, whose strong scented pungent bulb is used in cookery and medicine. 2. any of various other species of the same genus. 3. the bulb of any such plant. 4. → garlic sausage. –adjective 5.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • bulb — 1. Any globular or fusiform structure. SYN: bulbus [TA]. 2. A short, vertical underground stem of plants, such as onion and garlic. [L. bulbus, a bulbous root] aortic b. [TA] the dilated first part of the aorta containing the aort …   Medical dictionary

  • garlic — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ fresh ▪ raw ▪ wild ▪ roasted … OF GARLIC ▪ clove …   Collocations dictionary

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