Definition of chives noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

chives

 noun
noun
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 flavor to food.
 
adjective [only before noun] a chive and garlic dressing
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