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1. A bunching onion or a young onion harvested before the bulb develops. Also called green onion.
2. Any of several onionlike plants, such as a shallot.
[Middle English scaloun, from Anglo-Norman scalun, from Vulgar Latin *escalōnia, alteration of Latin (caepa) Ascalōnia, Ascalonian (onion), shallot, feminine of Ascalōnius, Ascalonian, from AscalōAscalōn-, , Ascalon (Ashkelon), an ancient city of southwest Palestine, from Hebrew 'ašqəlôn; see ṯql in Semitic roots.]
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(Cookery) any of various onions or similar plants, such as the spring onion, that have a small bulb and long leaves and are eaten in salads. Also called: green onion
[C14: from Anglo-French scalun, from Latin Ascalōnia (caepa) Ascalonian (onion), from Ascalo Ascalon, a Palestinian port]
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1. any onion that does not form a large bulb; green onion.
[1375–1425; late Middle English scalyon(e), Middle English scalone, scaloun < Anglo-French, for Old French *escaloigne < Vulgar Latin *escalonia, for Latin Ascalōnia (caepa) (onion of) Ascalon, a seaport of Palestine]
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A collective term for salad vegetables with small root bulbs and long leaves, e.g. green onion.
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|Noun||1.||scallion - plant having a large slender white bulb and flat overlapping dark green leaves; used in cooking; believed derived from the wild Allium ampeloprasum|
leek - related to onions; white cylindrical bulb and flat dark-green leaves
alliaceous plant - bulbous plants having a characteristic pungent onion odor
|2.||scallion - a young onion before the bulb has enlarged; eaten in salads|
onion - an aromatic flavorful vegetable
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scallion[ˈskælɪən] n → cipollotto (Am) (shallot) → scalogno
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scallion→ بَصَلٌ أَخْضَر jarní cibulka forårsløg Frühlingszwiebel φρέσκο κρεμμύδι cebolleta pikkusipuli ciboule mladi luk cipollina ネギ 실파 bosui vårløk dymka cebolinha, cebolinho зеленый лук salladslök ต้นหอม taze soğan hành lá 小葱
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