spring onion


Definition of spring onion

Examples of spring onion in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Start with a simple layering of spring onion and beets, vinegar or pomegranate molasses, topped with ripe fruit, nuts. Kim Sunée, Anchorage Daily News, 24 June 2021 Last year, every single one of your friends successfully sprouted their spring onion cuttings and stuck an old potato in a pot. Lauren Joseph, Bon Appétit, 22 June 2021 The wood fired sourdough pizzas include the spring onion with fiscalini aged cheddar and chive oil, and the duck sausage with tomoato, mozzarella, basil and chili oil. Chelsea Davis, Forbes, 21 June 2021 Ever wonder about the difference between a spring onion and a scallion? New York Times, 17 May 2021 Tickets are $125 per person for Cocktails in the Kitchen’s menu of Venetian small plates (including Lamb Polpettini and Polentina with favas, spring onion and caciocavallo). Dallas News, 11 Mar. 2021 But, along with spring onions, and pea shoots, rhubarb gives me the mini thrill of having something new to cook with. Carla Lalli Music, Bon Appétit, 28 May 2020 Sweet and tender spring onions will flood the farmers’ market. Christina Chaey, Bon Appétit, 28 Mar. 2020 Clean the spring onions by removing the green leaves and the roots at the boom. Alisha Prakash, Travel + Leisure, 6 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of spring onion

1758, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of spring onion was in 1758

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1 Jul 2021

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“Spring onion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spring%20onion. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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