spring onion


Definition of spring onion

Examples of spring onion in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Guests will forage through the garden and learn how to prepare and cook a nutritious and sustainable meal, such as a delicious pesto coconut chutney with grated papaya, coconut milk, chili pepper, spring onion, ginger and garlic. Roger Sands, Forbes, 18 May 2022 Some of the most popular plain noodle dishes include Sichuan's dan dan noodles, Shanghai's mixed spring onion noodles (or yang chun noodles), Japan's cold somen and Korea's Janchi-Guksu (somyeon). Maggie Hiufu Wong, CNN, 26 Apr. 2022 His dinner menu began with panzanella (Italian bread salad) made with heirloom tomatoes, cucumbers, spring onion, creamy burrata and dressed with a lambrusco vinegar. Sonal Dutt, PEOPLE.com, 28 Mar. 2022 Add the rings of spring onion and make sure they are submerged in the dressing. Christian Reynoso, San Francisco Chronicle, 11 Mar. 2022 Handfuls of coriander, lime, and spring onion add a zesty lightness to the meat, while the sesame seeds add appetizing texture and crunch. Serena Coady, Glamour, 19 Oct. 2021 To any students seeking a less painful, less temperature-raising midday meal, try a ploughman’s lunch: bread, cheese, spring onion. Washington Post, 1 Oct. 2021 Season the chicken with the salt, sugar, pepper, chili, garlic, spring onion, and thyme. Mayukh Sen, The New Yorker, 30 Sep. 2021 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 See More

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First Known Use of spring onion

1758, in the meaning defined above

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“Spring onion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spring%20onion. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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