shallot

Definitions of shallot
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n type of onion plant producing small clustered mild-flavored bulbs used as seasoning

Synonyms:
Allium ascalonicum, Allium cepa aggregatum, eschalot, multiplier onion
Type of:
Allium cepa, onion, onion plant
bulbous plant having hollow leaves cultivated worldwide for its rounded edible bulb

n small mild-flavored onion-like or garlic-like clustered bulbs used for seasoning

Type of:
onion
an aromatic flavorful vegetable

n aggregate bulb of the multiplier onion

Type of:
bulb
a modified bud consisting of a thickened globular underground stem serving as a reproductive structure

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