Garlic nomenclature

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  1. teamfat

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    Bulb, head, tooth, toe, clove - how do you describe the items above?

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  2. phatch

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    From L->R head->clove
     
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    By the way a couple of those cloves were cooked along with some shrimp in butter for dinner.  Shrimp tacos with avocado, black beans and spanish rice.  Good dinner.

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    L = Bulb or head--I use both words.

    R = Clove.
     
  5. jaycobb1045

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    L head, R clove. Though in Spanish I call a clove a "diente" which means "tooth" so although I've never heard that in English, I'd guess anyone saying "tooth" is referring to a clove rather than a head.