scallion

Definitions of scallion
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n a young onion before the bulb has enlarged; eaten in salads

Synonyms:
green onion, spring onion
Type of:
onion
an aromatic flavorful vegetable

n 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
Type of:
alliaceous plant
bulbous plants having a characteristic pungent onion odor

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