chives

Definitions of chives
  1. noun
    perennial having hollow cylindrical leaves used for seasoning
    synonyms: Allium schoenoprasum, chive, cive, schnittlaugh
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    type of:
    alliaceous plant
    bulbous plants having a characteristic pungent onion odor
  2. noun
    cylindrical leaves used fresh as a mild onion-flavored seasoning
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    type of:
    herb
    aromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities
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