Definition of scallion noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈskæliən//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈskæliən//
(North American English, Irish English)
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= green onion, spring onion Word Originlate Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French scaloun, based on Latin Ascalonia (caepa) ‘(onion) of Ascalon’, a port in ancient Palestine.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: scallion

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