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Scallion vs. Shallot

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Scallionnoun

A spring onion, Allium fistulosum.

Shallotnoun

A vegetable in the onion family.

Scallionnoun

Any of various similar members of the genus Allium.

Shallotnoun

Allium ascalonium.

Scallionnoun

Any onion that lacks a fully developed bulb.

Shallotnoun

Allium oschaninii.

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Scallionnoun

A leek.

Shallotnoun

Any small onion.

Scallionnoun

A kind of small onion (Allium Ascalonicum), native of Palestine; the eschalot, or shallot.

Shallotnoun

(New Orleans) A scallion

Scallionnoun

Any onion which does not "bottom out," but remains with a thick stem like a leek.

Shallotnoun

A small kind of onion (Allium Ascalonicum) growing in clusters, and ready for gathering in spring; a scallion, or eschalot.

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Scallionnoun

plant having a large slender white bulb and flat overlapping dark green leaves; used in cooking; believed derived from the wild Allium ampeloprasum

Shallotnoun

aggregated bulb of the multiplier onion

Scallionnoun

young onion before the bulb has enlarged

Shallotnoun

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

Scallion

Scallions (also known as green onions or spring onions or sibies) are vegetables derived from various species in the genus Allium. Scallions have a milder taste than most onions.

Shallotnoun

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

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Shallot

The shallot is a botanical variety (a cultivar) of the onion. Until 2010, the shallot was classified as a separate species, Allium ascalonicum, a name that is a synonym of Allium cepa, the species name of the onion.

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