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Noun: leek  leek
  1. Plant having a large slender white bulb and flat overlapping dark green leaves; used in cooking; believed derived from the wild Allium ampeloprasum
    - scallion [N. Amer, Ireland], Allium porrum
  2. Related to onions; white cylindrical bulb and flat dark-green leaves

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Derived forms: leeks

Type of: alliaceous plant, veg [Brit, informal], vegetable, veggie [informal]

Encyclopedia: Leek, Peter