Complete Definition of "leek"

English

Etymology
OE. leac|lÄac.

Pronunciation
AHD|lÄk, IPA|/liËk/, SAMPA|/li:k/

Homophones: leak

Noun
wikipedia
en-noun

  1. A vegetable (Allium ampeloprasum var. porrum) of the same family as the onion, having a bulb and long leaves and with a milder flavour than the onion.

Synonyms
scallion (US, Scotland)

Translations
trans-top|a vegetable
CJKV Characters: é®, é­; è¥, è±
Chinese: é­è± (jiÇcÅng)
Dutch: prei m
Ewe: agumetaku n
Finnish: purjo, purjosipuli
French: poireau m, porrée f
German: Porree m, Lauch m
Greek: ÏÏάÏο (praso) n
Ido: porelo
Icelandic: blaðlaukur m
Italian: porro m
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Japanese: è± (ã­ã, negi)
Korean: í (pa)
Latin: porrum n
Macedonian: пÑаз m
Maltese: kurrata f
Old English: leac|lÄac n
Papiamentu: siboyo largu
Polish: por#Polish|por m
Slovene: por m
Spanish: puerro m
Swedish: purjolök c
Welsh: cenhinen f
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Category:Vegetables


Dutch

Pronunciation
IPA|Media:nl-leek.ogg|leËk

Noun
leek m|f

  1. layman

Verb form
leek

  1. Singular past tense of lijken; seemed.

Category:Dutch nouns
Category:Dutch verb forms


Estonian

Noun
leek

  1. blaze, flame, fire

Anagrams
keel
leke

Category:Estonian nouns

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