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Definition 1: related to onions; white cylindrical bulb and flat dark-green leaves - [noun denoting food]

(leek is a kind of ...) edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant

(... is part of leek) plant having a large slender white bulb and flat overlapping dark green leaves; used in cooking; believed derived from the wild Allium ampeloprasum

Definition 2: plant having a large slender white bulb and flat overlapping dark green leaves; used in cooking; believed derived from the wild Allium ampeloprasum - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for leek in the sense of this definition

(leek is a kind of ...) bulbous plants having a characteristic pungent onion odor

(leek is a part of ...) related to onions; white cylindrical bulb and flat dark-green leaves

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