Meaning of “chives” in the English Dictionary

"chives" in English

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chivesnoun [ plural ]

uk /tʃaɪvz/ us /tʃaɪvz/
adjective [ before noun ] uk /tʃaɪv/ us /tʃaɪv/

a chive plant

(Definition of “chives” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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chivesplural noun

us /tʃɑɪvz/

a plant with long, thin leaves, or the leaves when cut into small pieces and used in cooking to give a flavor similar to onions

(Definition of “chives” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)