spring onion

noun

Examples of spring onion in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Quickly browned in a skillet on the stove top, the chops are then transferred to a baking dish with farro, spring onions, and asparagus. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 22 Feb. 2024 Read This Next How to make perfect wontons Travel A bouncy texture, thin skin and spring onion garnish are key to making these Chinese dumplings. Travel, 18 Jan. 2024 A bouncy texture, thin skin and spring onion garnish are key to making these Chinese dumplings. Kris Yenbamroong, National Geographic, 18 Jan. 2024 When the oil is hot, add the spring onions or scallions and garlic. Sheryl Julian, BostonGlobe.com, 1 Aug. 2023 Although some cooks call these spring onions, those are actually their own, far less common onion variety. Karla Walsh, Better Homes & Gardens, 26 Nov. 2023 The bottom layer is sliced red potatoes (these act as a crust), then sauteed Swiss chard mixed with spring onions, feta, and eggs. Sheryl Julian, BostonGlobe.com, 1 Aug. 2023 Cornmeal-Fried Spring Onion With Chile Aioli This plate of spring onions, dipped in cornmeal batter and fried, then served with Calabrian chile aioli is like a Southern fry cook’s version of a calçotada, the justly famous Catalonian outdoor barbecue of spring onions and romesco sauce. Ben Mims, Los Angeles Times, 7 May 2023 For breakfast, Heidi enjoys an egg white omelet with green peppers, spring onions, spinach, and parsley for breakfast. Jacqueline Tempera, Women's Health, 24 July 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1758, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of spring onion was in 1758

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“Spring onion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spring%20onion. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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