Search for crossword answers and clues

Answer for the clue "Perennial having hollow cylindrical leaves used for seasoning", 4 letters:
cive

Word definitions for cive in dictionaries

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
chive \chive\, chives \chives\, n. [F. cive, fr. L. cepa, caepa, onion. Cf. Cives , Cibol .] (Bot.) A perennial plant ( Allium Schoenoprasum ), allied to the onion, having hollow cylindrical leaves used for seasoning. The young leaves are used in omelets,...

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. perennial having hollow cylindrical leaves used for seasoning [syn: chives , chive , schnittlaugh , Allium schoenoprasum ]

Usage examples of cive.

Ibi cum Lucterius apud suos cives quondam integris rebus multum potuisset, semperque auctor novorum consiliorum magnam apud barbaros auctoritatem haberet, oppidum Vxellodunum, quod in clientela fuerat eius, egregie natura loci munitum, occupat suis et Drappetis copiis oppidanosque sibi coniungit.

Quod vero cives semper calumpniaverunt, dicentes quod nullus debet placitare in civitate de transgressionibus ibidem factis nisi vicecomites Londoniarium.

Ostendit cives Romanos, qui eius praesidi fiducia una erant: magnum numerum frumenti commeatusque diripit, ipsos crudeliter excruciatos interficit.

Adeunt eam ibi cives multi ex Lundonia, tractatur ibi sermo multimodus de reddenda civitate.