shallot

Definitions of shallot
  1. noun
    type of onion plant producing small clustered mild-flavored bulbs used as seasoning
    synonyms: Allium ascalonicum, Allium cepa aggregatum, eschalot, multiplier onion
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    type of:
    Allium cepa, onion, onion plant
    bulbous plant having hollow leaves cultivated worldwide for its rounded edible bulb
  2. noun
    small mild-flavored onion-like or garlic-like clustered bulbs used for seasoning
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    type of:
    onion
    an aromatic flavorful vegetable
  3. noun
    aggregate bulb of the multiplier onion
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    type of:
    bulb
    a modified bud consisting of a thickened globular underground stem serving as a reproductive structure
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