scallion

Definitions of scallion
  1. noun
    a young onion before the bulb has enlarged; eaten in salads
    synonyms: green onion, spring onion
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    type of:
    onion
    an aromatic flavorful vegetable
  2. noun
    plant having a large slender white bulb and flat overlapping dark green leaves; used in cooking; believed derived from the wild Allium ampeloprasum
    synonyms: Allium porrum, leek
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    type of:
    alliaceous plant
    bulbous plants having a characteristic pungent onion odor
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