Spanish onion

noun

: a large mild-flavored onion typically having yellow or white skin

Word History

First Known Use

1706, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Spanish onion was in 1706

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“Spanish onion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Spanish%20onion. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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