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2 definitions found
 for Allium
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Allium \Al"li*um\, n. [L., garlic.] (bot.)
     A genus of plants, including the onion, garlic, leek, chive,
     etc.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Allium
      n 1: large genus of perennial and biennial pungent bulbous
           plants: garlic; leek; onion; chive; sometimes placed in
           family Alliaceae as the type genus [syn: Allium, genus
           Allium]

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