1 (Also called)
scallion an alliaceous plant, Allium ascalonicum, cultivated for its edible bulb
2 the bulb of this plant, which divides into small sections and is used in cooking for flavouring and as a vegetable
(C17: from Old French eschalotte, from Old French eschaloigne, from Latin Ascalonia caepa Ascalonian onion, from Ascalon, a Palestinian town)
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