Looking for a word that would best describe the texture of leeks, particularly noticeable in my experience in some Chinese dishes.

When the leeks are a bit slippery with a very slight note of chewiness and crunchiness, that's the best description I could come up with.

There may be no better word than these three, but I somehow get the feeling I'm missing one..

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    Why do people think there should be a word for every possible experience? Put some work in, find an apt simile or a metaphor. These work ten times harder than a word few people will understand—if one even exists for what you want. Such a word is a ball that clunks into a losing slot on a roulette wheel nearly every time, and pays off poorly even when it wins.
    – Robusto
    Nov 24 '21 at 1:21
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    I may have to eat my hat, but you may have to settle for leek-like. :-)
    – DjinTonic
    Nov 24 '21 at 2:22
  • You may have to settle for something-like, although there may be a very obscure word. This is a useful list but I can't see anything directly relevant: macmillandictionary.com/thesaurus-category/british/…
    – Stuart F
    Nov 24 '21 at 9:04

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