Definition of chives noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

chives

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BrE BrE//tʃaɪvz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//tʃaɪvz//
 
[plural]
 
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the long thin leaves of a plant with purple flowers. Chives taste like onions and are used to give flavour to food. Word Origin Middle English: from Old French, dialect variant of cive, from Latin cepa ‘onion’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: chives

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