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Dictionary entry overview: What does chive mean?
• CHIVE (noun)
The noun CHIVE has 1 sense:
1. perennial having hollow cylindrical leaves used for seasoning
Familiarity information: CHIVE used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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Perennial having hollow cylindrical leaves used for seasoning
Nouns denoting plants
Hypernyms ("chive" is a kind of...):
alliaceous plant (bulbous plants having a characteristic pungent onion odor)
Meronyms (parts of "chive"):
chives (cylindrical leaves used fresh as a mild onion-flavored seasoning)
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