Chive (?), n. Bot.

A filament of a stamen.

[Obs.]

 

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Chive (?), n. [F. cive, fr. L. cepa, caepa, onion. Cf. Cives, Cibol.] Bot.

A perennial plant (Allium Schenoprasum), allied to the onion. The young leaves are used in omelets, etc.

[Written also cive.]

 

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