Definition of


  1. (noun, food) cylindrical leaves used fresh as a mild onion-flavored seasoning
  2. (noun, plant) perennial having hollow cylindrical leaves used for seasoning

via WordNet, Princeton University

Alternate forms of Chives

Hypernyms: alliaceous plant, herb

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