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CHIVE

 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.


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CHIVE (noun)


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Meaning:

Perennial having hollow cylindrical leaves used for seasoning

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Synonyms:

Allium schoenoprasum; chive; chives; cive; schnittlaugh

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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