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green onion

noun

Simple Definition of green onion

  • : a young onion that is pulled from the ground before the bulb has become large

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of green onion

  1. :  a young onion pulled before the bulb has enlarged and used especially in salads

Circa 1740

First Known Use of green onion

circa 1740


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