alliaceous definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or resembling onion, garlic, or comparable flowers of genus Allium, especially in flavor and smell.
    • Smelling or tasting of garlic or onion.
    • Of or regarding the genus Allium, or garlic, onions, leeks, etc.; obtaining the odor or flavor of garlic or onions.
    • smelling of onions or garlic
    • of or with respect to the botanical genus Allium
  • others:
    • with respect to or getting the properties for the genus Allium, which includes the onion and garlic.
    • obtaining the strange scent or flavor of the onion: applied particularly to nutrients that have arsenic and give off a garlic-like odor when heated on charcoal prior to the blowpipe.

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