Crossword clues for garlic
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Garlic \Gar"lic\, n. [OE. garlek, AS. g[=a]rle['a]c; gar spear, lance + le['a]c leek. See Gar, n., and Leek.]
(Bot.) 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.
A kind of jig or farce. [Obs.]
Garlic mustard, a European plant of the Mustard family ( Alliaria officinalis) which has a strong smell of garlic.
Garlic pear tree, a tree in Jamaica ( Crat[ae]va gynandra), bearing a fruit which has a strong scent of garlic, and a burning taste.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
n. A plant, ''Allium sativum'', related to the onion, having a pungent bulb much used in cooking.
n. bulbous herb of southern Europe widely naturalized; bulb breaks up into separate strong-flavored cloves [syn: Allium sativum]
aromatic bulb used as seasoning [syn: ail]
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 consumption and 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 both for food flavoring and traditional medicine.
Garlic (Allium sativum) is an herb.
Garlic may also refer to:
Usage examples of "garlic".
Start with a thin-crust pizza, fried calamari with spicy lemon aioli, a cheese plate, or the signature fig and arugula salad, move on to braised pot roast with mashed potatoes and vegetables or mussels in a garlic, leek, and tarragon sauce with fries, and finish with a chocolate brownie with vanilla ice cream.
And it was an outlandish idea, akh was a compound made of the hottest peppers, the strongest garlic, and a brew of aged fish stock.
Lycopene, folate, and perhaps selenium, found in tomato products and garlic have anticancer properties.
I immediately work out a tasty pesto-tomato bruschette, quesadilla with garlic chicken, green chile enchiladas, a chili-stuffed steak, arroz verde and a nice quasi-Mexican cinnamon-sugared tortilla cup in which to serve ice cream.
We served an appetizer of jalapeno mango-lime ice, vinegar steamed crab legs and spinach salad with asiago garlic dressing.
In a small saucepan, bring 1 cup of Barolo to the boil, add the garlic, and simmer for 2 minutes.
Then we went back to the Blowfish, which blazed with light and cast a heavenly garlic smell across the water.
Jonathan spent the rest of the day at market, trading cheeses for cabbages and hams and mushrooms and nets of onions and garlic.
Using six or eight garlic cloves is not uncommon in a small dish, when balanced by a substantial portion of ginger.
Chop one of the onions, mince 2 garlic cloves, and add to the pot with the salt and ground ginger.
Add the shredded red chilis, the fresh ginger shreds, the lime peel, the garlic cloves, and the onions, and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes until the onions are translucent, and just starting to brown.
Insert 2 or 3 garlic and ginger slivers in each hole, and poke the cloves into the meat at evenly spaced intervals.
Desperate housewives have peeled and slit garlic cloves to release the odour, then put them in drawers, under cabinets and along baseboards all over the kitchen with some success as long as the odour lasts - about two weeks.
Tony is a short, swarthy Cypriot who wears expensive suits and smells of garlic.
Ketchup is nothing more or less than a cold, thick, bright crimson, sweet, spicy, acidic, cooked, and strained tomato sauce made with vinegar, sugar, and salt, and flavored with onion or garlic and spices such as cinnamon, cloves, mace, allspice, nutmeg, ginger, and cayenne.