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leeknoun [C]

 us   /lik/
a ​vegetable in the ​onionfamily with ​long, ​straightleaves that are ​white at the ​bottom and ​darkgreen at the ​top
(Definition of leek from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “leek”
in Korean 파…
in Arabic كُرّاث…
in Malaysian daun kucai…
in French poireau…
in Russian лук-порей…
in Chinese (Traditional) 韭蔥…
in Italian porro…
in Turkish pırasa…
in Polish por, pory…
in Spanish puerro…
in Vietnamese tỏi tây…
in Portuguese alho-poró…
in Thai ผักชนิดหนึ่งคล้ายต้นหอม…
in German der Lauch…
in Catalan porro…
in Japanese リーキ(長ネギに似た野菜)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 韭葱…
in Indonesian daun bawang…
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