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English noun: leek

1. leek (plant) plant having a large slender white bulb and flat overlapping dark green leaves; used in cooking; believed derived from the wild Allium ampeloprasum


SynonymsAllium porrum, scallion


Broader (hypernym)alliaceous plant


Part holonymleek

2. leek (food) related to onions; white cylindrical bulb and flat dark-green leaves


Broader (hypernym)veg, vegetable, veggie


Part meronymAllium porrum, leek, scallion









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