küüslauk

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Küüslauk

Etymology[edit]

From küüs (claw, clove) +‎ lauk (leek).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkyːslɑu̯k/
  • Hyphenation: küüs‧lauk

Noun[edit]

küüslauk (genitive küüslaugu, partitive küüslauku)

  1. garlic
    1. (botany) A pungent plant with a bulb consisting of small, nail-like cloves, used in cooking and medicine (Allium sativum).
      Koduaias kasvavat küüslauku haigused ja kahjurid eriti ei tülita.
      Pests and diseases don't really bother with a garlic plant growing in your home garden.
    2. The pungent and spicy part of a garlic plant as a food.
      Ma ei söö sibulat ega küüslauku.
      I don't eat onion or garlic.

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