botany. belonging to the genus allium (formerly the family alliaceae).
having the odor or taste of garlic, onion, etc.
of or relating to allium, a genus of plants that have a strong onion or garlic smell and often have bulbs: family alliaceae. the genus occurs in the n hemisphere and includes onion, garlic, leek, chive, and shallot
tasting or smelling like garlic or onions
of, relating to, or belonging to the alliaceae, a family of flowering plants that includes the genus allium
any bulbous plant belonging to the genus allium, of the amaryllis family, having an onion odor and flowers in a round cl-ster, including the onion, leek, shallot, garlic, and chive. a substance occurring in garlic bulbs that has antibiotic properties. contemporary examples in tennessee and west virginia, festivals are held to celebrate allium tricocc-m, which […]
a combining form meaning “other,” used in the formation of compound words (allotrope) and in chemistry to denote the more stable of two geometric isomers. . historical examples allo told me they would never rest till they had taken a tower in open fight. puck of pook’s hill rudyard kipling he was, and they were […]
noun a town in e central scotland, the administrative centre of clackmannanshire. pop: 18 989 (2001) historical examples to the north-east of alloa is the thriving mining village of sauchie. encyclopaedia britannica, 11th edition, volume 6, slice 4 various alloa it was, to be sure; for johnny had taken the wrong boat, and that was […]
an that reacts with an antigen from a genetically different individual of the same species. alloantibody al·lo·an·ti·bod·y (āl’ō-ān’tĭ-bŏd’ē) n. see isoantibody.
an present in some but not all individuals of the same species, as those in different human blood groups. alloantigen al·lo·an·ti·gen (āl’ō-ān’tĭ-jən) n. see isoantigen.