Leek meaning

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An edible plant (Allium ampeloprasum var. porrum) related to the onion and having a white, slender bulb and flat, dark-green leaves.
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Any of various perennial, onionlike, wild or garden vegetables (genus Allium, esp. A. porrum) of the lily family, having a small bulb with a cylindrical stem, and broad, flat, folded leaves: used in soups, sauces, etc.
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The vegetable Allium ampeloprasum, of the lily family, having edible leaves and an onion-like bulb but with a milder flavour than the onion.
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Any of several species of Allium, broadly resembling the domesticated plant in appearance in the wild.
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