chive

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English[edit]

Chive (left) and onion (right)

Etymology[edit]

Middle English, from Old French cive, from Latin cepa (onion).

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Noun[edit]

chive (plural chives)

  1. A perennial plant, Allium schoenoprasum, related to the onion.
  2. (in plural chives) The leaves of this plant used as a herb.

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Verb[edit]

chive

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of chivar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of chivar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of chivar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of chivar.