- of a group of strong-smelling bulb plants of the lily family, including the onion, garlic, etc.
- having the smell or taste of onions or garlic
Origin of alliaceousfrom Classical Latin allium, garlic + -aceous
Of or resembling onion, garlic, or similar plants of the genus Allium, particularly in taste and smell.
Origin of alliaceousLatin allium garlic ; see allium . -aceous
(comparative more alliaceous, superlative most alliaceous)
- Smelling or tasting of garlic or onion.