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
Rhymes with scallion
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