1. [syn: garlic mustard, hedge garlic, sauce-alone, jack-by-the-hedge, Alliaria officinalis]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Garlic \Gar"lic\, n. [OE. garlek, AS. g[=a]rle['a]c; gar spear,
lance + le['a]c leek. See Gar, n., and Leek.]
1. (Bot.) A plant of the genus Allium (A. sativum is the
cultivated variety), having a bulbous root, a very strong
smell, and an acrid, pungent taste. Each root is composed
of several lesser bulbs, called cloves of garlic, inclosed
in a common membranous coat, and easily separable.
2. A kind of jig or farce. [Obs.] --Taylor (1630).
Garlic mustard, a European plant of the Mustard family
(Alliaria officinalis) which has a strong smell of
Garlic pear tree, a tree in Jamaica (Crat[ae]va
gynandra), bearing a fruit which has a strong scent of
garlic, and a burning taste.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: European herb that smells like garlic [syn: garlic
mustard, hedge garlic, sauce-alone, jack-by-the-
hedge, Alliaria officinalis]