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 cluster, 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 tricoccum, which […]
noun a fear of garlic Word Origin allium ‘garlic’
the quality or state of universality or totality. Historical Examples This: that by knowing the unreality of disease, sin, and death, you demonstrate the allness of God. Unity of Good Mary Baker Eddy God’s law reaches and destroys evil by virtue of the allness of God. No and Yes Mary Baker Eddy Or oneness of […]
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 […]