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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Related to onions; Plant having a large slender white bulb and flat overlapping dark green leaves.

Usage examples (38)
  • When we say that the leek is the asparagus of the poor, that's not nice to the leek, the asparagus or the poor man.
  • Indeed, the leek is "l'emblème national du Pays de Galles" (national emblem for Wales)!
  • Livia: I love the idea of leek fritters for Passover.
  • The leek was a bulbous vegetable resembling the onion. for more
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