What does garlic mean?

Definitions for garlic
ˈgɑr lɪkgar·lic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. garlic, Allium sativum(noun)

    bulbous herb of southern Europe widely naturalized; bulb breaks up into separate strong-flavored cloves

  2. garlic, ail(noun)

    aromatic bulb used as seasoning

Wiktionary

  1. garlic(Noun)

    A plant of the genus Allium (related to the onion), having a pungent bulbous root much used in cooking. Scientific name: Allium sativum.

    Etymology: From the , from (“spear”, in reference to the cloves) + .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Garlic(noun)

    a plant of the genus Allium (A. sativum is the cultivated variety), having a bulbous root, a very strong smell, and an acrid, pungent taste. Each root is composed of several lesser bulbs, called cloves of garlic, inclosed in a common membranous coat, and easily separable

    Etymology: [OE. garlek, AS. grlec; gar spear, lance + lec leek. See Gar, n., and Leek.]

  2. Garlic(noun)

    a kind of jig or farce

    Etymology: [OE. garlek, AS. grlec; gar spear, lance + lec leek. See Gar, n., and Leek.]

Freebase

  1. Garlic

    Allium sativum, commonly known as garlic, is a species in the onion genus, Allium. Its close relatives include the onion, shallot, leek, chive, and rakkyo. With a history of human use of over 7,000 years, garlic is native to central Asia, and has long been a staple in the Mediterranean region, as well as a frequent seasoning in Asia, Africa, and Europe. It was known to Ancient Egyptians, and has been used for both culinary and medicinal purposes.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Garlic

    Allium sativum. One of the Liliaceae used as a spice and traditional remedy. It contains allicin, the pungent active ingredient, which may reduce blood cholesterol and inhibit platelet aggregation.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. GARLIC

    From Grk. _gar_, for, and Lat. _liceor_, to bid. Good for the biddies.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of garlic in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of garlic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of garlic in a Sentence

  1. Alice May Brock:

    Tomatoes and oregano make it Italian; wine and tarragon make it French. Sour cream makes it Russian; lemon and cinnamon make it Greek. Soy sauce makes it Chinese; garlic makes it good.

  2. Ken Christopher:

    The timing couldn't be better for us, we anticipate a surge in demand for California garlic in the coming weeks.

  3. Mariza Snyder:

    Abdullah — who now weighs less than she did pre-pregnancy — tries to reach for spices when preparing each meal of the day. For example, she mixes cinnamon into her breakfast smoothies to manage insulin levels and keep blood sugar low, and sprinkles nuts with red chili powder, which increases metabolism, as well as salt, pepper and cumin. For a quick dinner, she marinates chicken overnight with cumin, ginger, garlic, jalapenos, smoked paprika and coriander. She referenced her cauliflower, pea and carrot medley with turmeric, which reduces inflammation. Experts say spices can be beneficial for weight loss, but an active lifestyle and eating well overall are key. Dr. Mariza Snyder, author of The Matcha Miracle, said exercising, avoiding processed foods, and opting for a plant-based diet when possible is crucial. Today, in addition to adding spices to Mariza Snyder food, Abdullah works out about twice a week. Mariza Snyder’s energetic and confident, and no longer feels deprived. Plus, Mariza Snyder weight is at an all-time low for Mariza Snyder adult life. My life has changed because I seek out more active things to do now.

  4. Alice May Brock:

    Tomatoes and oregano make it Italian wine and tarragon make it French. Sour cream makes it Russian lemon and cinnamon make it Greek. Soy sauce makes it Chinese garlic makes it good.

  5. James Gagliano:

    All security considerations are based on what your analysis is of the threat, garlic Festival wasn't an event that was going to have high-level politicians or political overtones, Garlic Festival was Garlic Festival. They probably looked at Garlic Festival and said... the fence should be an enough of a deterrence.

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