scallion

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

scal·lion

noun \ˈskal-yən\

Definition of SCALLION

1
:  shallot
2
:  leek
3
:  an onion forming a thick basal portion without a bulb; also :  green onion

Origin of SCALLION

Middle English scaloun, from Anglo-French scalun, escaloin, from Vulgar Latin *escalonia, from Latin ascalonia (caepa) onion of Ascalon, from feminine of ascalonius of Ascalon, from Ascalon-, Ascalo Ascalon, seaport in southern Palestine
First Known Use: 14th century

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