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Definition of Garlic

Garlic

  1. A plant of the genus Allium (A. sativum is the cultivated variety), having a bulbous root, a very strong smell, and an acrid, pungent taste. Each root is composed of several lesser bulbs, called cloves of garlic, inclosed in a common membranous coat, and easily separable.
  2. A kind of jig or farce.

Garlic Quotations

Vulgarity is the garlic in the salad of life.
Cyril Connolly

The combination of olive oil, garlic and lemon juice lifts the spirits in winter.
Yotam Ottolenghi

What garlic is to salad, insanity is to art.
Augustus Saint-Gaudens

The only advice I can give to aspiring writers is don't do it unless you're willing to give your whole life to it. Red wine and garlic also helps.
Jim Harrison

When you're in Portuguese-African Brazil, or Lisbon, or Mozambique, sometimes piri piri is used as a condiment. Sometimes piri piri is just spices from a jar, and sometimes it's made with garlic, olive oil, cilantro, parsley, and some light chilies.
Marcus Samuelsson
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Garlic Translations

garlic in Dutch is look, knoflook
garlic in French is ail
garlic in German is Knoblauch
garlic in Hungarian is fokhagyma
garlic in Italian is aglio
garlic in Portuguese is alho
garlic in Spanish is ajo