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alliaceous

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adjective al·li·a·ceous \ˌa-lē-ˈā-shəs\

Definition of alliaceous

  1. :  resembling garlic or onion especially in smell or taste



Origin and Etymology of alliaceous

Latin allium garlic


First Known Use: 1792


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