elephant garlic

noun
|Updated on: 25 May 2018

Definition of elephant garlic

: an Old World herb (Allium ampeloprasum) of the lily family that is related to the leek and has a bulb that resembles that of garlic but is much larger; also : the mildly flavored bulb of the elephant garlic used especially as a seasoning

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circa 1923

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