Spanish onion

noun

Definition of Spanish onion

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

First Known Use of Spanish onion

1706, in the meaning defined above

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“Spanish onion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Spanish%20onion. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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