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



BrE BrE//ˈɡɑːlɪk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡɑːrlɪk//
[uncountable] Vegetables
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a vegetable of the onion family with a very strong taste and smell, used in cooking to give flavour to food a clove of garlic (= one section of it) Fry the chopped onion and crushed garlic for 3 minutes. See related entries: Vegetables Word OriginOld English gārlēac, from gār ‘spear’ (because the shape of a clove resembles the head of a spear) + lēac ‘leek’.
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