garlic: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (gär'lik), [key]
- a hardy plant, Allium sativum, of the amaryllis family whose strongly, pungent bulb is used in cookery and medicine.
- any of various other plants of the genus Allium.
- the bulb of such a plant, consisting of smaller bulbs, or cloves, used in cooking, sometimes in the form of a powder or flakes.
- the flavor or smell of this bulb.
- cooked, flavored, or seasoned with garlic: garlic bread; garlic salt.
- of or pertaining to garlic.
- garlic (Thesaurus)