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chives in Plants topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishchiveschives /tʃaɪvz/ noun [plural]  chives.jpg HBPDFthe long thin green leaves of a plant with purple flowers. Chives taste like onion and are used in cooking.
Examples from the Corpus
chivesMethod: Chop garlic, parsley & chives.Strain, return to pan, and whisk in the mustard, pickles, parsley, and chives.Let cool and stir in thyme, marjoram, savvy, and chives.Add the remaining lemon juice, yogurt and chives.Stir in mustard, chives, and allspice.Serve the soup immediately, garnished with chopped parsley or chives.Replace lid and shake well, then mix in the chives.The chives and parsley will provide a bright perk and a complementary flavor to the cheese.