bog onion

noun

Definition of bog onion

2 [so called from its onion-shaped corm] : royal fern
3 [so called from the onion odor sometimes present in the timber] : an Australian tree (Owenia venosa) having foliage with an odor like garlic

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“Bog onion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bog%20onion. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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