from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An eastern Asian herb (Allium tuberosum) having flat leaves, small white flowers, and elongated bulbs covered with a fibrous coat.
  • noun The leaves of this plant used as a seasoning.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A plant which has long, thin, white-flowering stalks, related to chives.
  • noun The garlic-flavoured leaves of this plant used as a vegetable in cooking.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun large flat leaves used as chive is used
  • noun a plant of eastern Asia; larger than Allium schoenoprasum


Sorry, no etymologies found.


    Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.