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Definition of "alliaceous" []

  • Of or resembling onion, garlic, or similar plants of the genus Allium, particularly in taste and smell. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "alliaceous" in a sentence
  • "Shoppers, like me, flocked to the stall, charmed by the man in the garlic gloriole, whose sunny disposition seemed fueled by the alliaceous aura above."
  • "With the Batavian it usually is formed of chervil, tarragon, and that delicate alliaceous salad herb, chives."
  • "Nor would I rest until that alliaceous metropolis was fairly tipped over into Connecticut River, and sent drowning down to Long"