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scallion

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Etymology

Anglo-Norman scalun (cognate with Old French escalogne), from a Proto-Romance derivation of Latin Ascalonia ‘shallot’, from AscaloAscalon’ an ancient Palestinian port.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈskælɪən/

Noun

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scallion

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  1. (now chiefly US) A spring onion, Allium fistulosum.
  2. (now chiefly US) Any of various similar members of the genus Allium
  3. (now chiefly US) Any onion that lacks a fully developed bulb.
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A leek.

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