English Online Dictionary. What means garlic? What does garlic mean?
- garlicke (archaic)
From Middle English garlik, garleek, garlek, garlec, from Old English gārlēac (“garlic”, literally “spear-leek”), from gār (“spear”, in reference to the cloves) + lēac (“leek”). Cognate with Scots garlek, garleke, garlik (“garlic”).
- (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɡɑːlɪk/
- (US) enPR: gärˈlĭk, IPA(key): /ˈɡɑɹlɪk/
- Rhymes: -ɑː(ɹ)lɪk
garlic (countable and uncountable, plural garlics)
- A plant, Allium sativum, related to the onion, having a pungent bulb much used in cooking.
garlic (third-person singular simple present garlics, present participle garlicking, simple past and past participle garlicked)
- To flavour with garlic
- ramp, ramson
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- Alternative form of garlek