crow garlic


: a wild onion (Allium vineale) having no bulblets in the flower cluster and with narrow terete leaves that extend one-third way to halfway up the stiff stem

called also field garlic, wild garlic

Word History


Middle English crawegarlek, from crawe, crowe crow + garlek garlic

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“Crow garlic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2023.

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