Definitions for scallionˈskæl yən
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leek, scallion, Allium porrum(noun)
plant having a large slender white bulb and flat overlapping dark green leaves; used in cooking; believed derived from the wild Allium ampeloprasum
green onion, spring onion, scallion(noun)
a young onion before the bulb has enlarged; eaten in salads
A spring onion, Allium fistulosum.
Any of various similar members of the genus Allium
Any onion that lacks a fully developed bulb.
Origin: scalun (cognate with Old French escalogne), from a Proto-Romance derivation of Ascalonia ‘shallot’, from Ascalo ‘Ascalon’ an ancient Palestinian port.
a kind of small onion (Allium Ascalonicum), native of Palestine; the eschalot, or shallot
any onion which does not "bottom out," but remains with a thick stem like a leek
Origin: [OF. escalone, eschaloingne, L. caepa Ascalonia onion of Ascalon; caepa onion + Ascalonius of Ascalon, fr. Ascalo Ascalon, a town in Palestine. Cf. Shallot.]
Scallions are the edible plants of various Allium species, all of which are "onion-like", having hollow green leaves and lacking a fully developed root bulb.
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- ceba d'hivernCatalan, Valencian
- φρέσκο κρεμμυδάκιGreek
- kevätsipuli, pillisipuliFinnish
- daun bawangIndonesian
- cipolla d'invernoItalian
- 葱, ネギJapanese
- 골파, 파Korean
- млад кромидMacedonian
- зелёный лукRussian
- yeşil soğanTurkish
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