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Part of speech: noun

A bulbous plant of the same genus as the onion.

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Usage examples "garlic":

  1. Here also may be found the wild garlic, which sometimes gets among the wheat and lends an onion- like flavour to the bread. - "Wild Life in a Southern County", Richard Jefferies.
  2. My, but that inn was suffocating with garlic where we stayed last night! - "Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens", Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009.
  3. Had not Don Victor Arguello, whose respectable digestion, exhausted by continuous pepper and garlic, failed him suddenly, received an unexpected and pleasurable stimulus from the New England rum, which was the basis of the Jones Bitters? - "The Argonauts of North Liberty", Bret Harte.