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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. large genus of perennial and biennial pungent bulbous plants: garlic; leek; onion; chive; sometimes placed in family Alliaceae as the type genus;
[syn: Allium, genus Allium]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Allium \Al"li*um\, n. [L., garlic.] (bot.) A genus of plants, including the onion, garlic, leek, chive, etc. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Allium n 1: large genus of perennial and biennial pungent bulbous plants: garlic; leek; onion; chive; sometimes placed in family Alliaceae as the type genus [syn: Allium, genus Allium]