Definitions

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  • proper noun A taxonomic family within the order Asparagales — the lilies, onions etc..

Etymologies

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Allium +‎ -aceae

Examples

  • But your teary-eyed onion-cutting days may soon be over, for recently in The Netherlands, at the Fifth International Symposium on Edible Alliaceae (Super Bowl, Schmuper Bowl — what an event that must have been!)

    Tearless onions

  • Finally, let's not forget members of the Alliaceae family of plants -- onions, garlic and shallots.

    The Healthiest Foods On Earth

  • Finally, let's not forget members of the Alliaceae family of plants--onions, garlic and shallots.

    The Healthiest Foods On Earth

  • The leek, Allium ampeloprasum var. porrum L., also sometimes known as Allium porrum, is a vegetable which belongs, along with the onion and garlic, to the Alliaceae family.

    Tips N Tricks: The Incredible Edible Leek

  • Along with onions, leeks and shallots, garlic is a species in the family Alliaceae.

    Later On

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