Garlic vs. Clove

Garlic vs. Clove — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Garlic and Clove

Garlicnoun

An onionlike plant (Allium sativum) of southern Europe having a bulb that breaks up into separable cloves with a strong distinctive odor and flavor.

Clovenoun

An evergreen tree (Syzygium aromaticum) native to the Moluccas and widely cultivated as a source of oil and for its aromatic dried flower buds.

Garlicnoun

The bulb of this plant.

Clovenoun

A flower bud of this plant, used whole or ground as a spice.

Garlicverb

To season or flavor (a food) with garlic.

Clovenoun

One of the small sections of a separable bulb, as that of garlic.

Garlicnoun

A plant, Allium sativum, related to the onion, having a pungent bulb much used in cooking.

Cloveverb

A past tense of cleave1.

Garlicverb

To flavour with garlic

Cloveverb

(Archaic)A past participle of cleave1.

Garlicnoun

bulbous herb of southern Europe widely naturalized; bulb breaks up into separate strong-flavored cloves

Cloveverb

A past tense of cleave2.

Garlicnoun

aromatic bulb used as seasoning

Clovenoun

A very pungent aromatic spice, the unexpanded flower bud of the clove tree.

Clovenoun

(countable) A clove tree, of the species Syzygium aromaticum (syn. Caryophyllus aromaticus), native to the Moluccas (Indonesian islands), which produces the spice.

Clovenoun

(countable) An old English measure of weight, containing 7 pounds (3.2 kg), i.e. half a stone.

Clovenoun

Any one of the separate bulbs that make up the larger bulb of garlic

Clovenoun

aromatic flower bud of a clove tree; yields a spice

Clovenoun

moderate sized very symmetrical red-flowered evergreen widely cultivated in the tropics for its flower buds which are source of cloves

Clovenoun

one of the small bulblets that can be split off of the axis of a larger garlic bulb

Clovenoun

spice from dried unopened flower bud of the clove tree; used whole or ground