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shallot

  

      n  
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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shall, shallow, shallop, shalt

shallot n.
scallion (synonym)

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