leek definition

  • noun:
    • An edible plant (Allium porrum) pertaining to the onion and achieving a white, slim bulb and flat, dark-green leaves.
    • The veggie Allium ampeloprasum variety porrum, of this lily family members, having delicious leaves and an onion-like light bulb but with a milder flavor compared to onion.
    • A plant associated with genus Allium (Allium Porrum), having broadly linear succulent leaves rising from a loose oblong cylindrical light bulb. The taste is more powerful than that of the common onion.
    • one of the species of the genus Allium; specifically, a biennial culinary plant, Allium Porrum.
    • Polytelis barrabandi, a small parrot, green with a scarlet breast. Also referred to as green-leek.
    • associated with onions; white cylindrical light bulb and level dark-green leaves
    • plant having a sizable slender white light bulb and flat overlapping dark green leaves; utilized in cooking; believed based on the wild Allium ampeloprasum

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