allium: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (al'ē-um), [key]
- any bulbous plant belonging to the genus Allium, of the amaryllis family, having an onion odor and flowers in a round cluster, including the onion, leek, shallot, garlic, and chive.
- a substance occurring in garlic bulbs that has antibiotic properties.
- allium (Thesaurus)