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eschalot

[ esh-uh-lot, esh-uh-lot ]
/ ˈɛʃ əˌlɒt, ˌɛʃ əˈlɒt /
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noun

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Origin of eschalot

1695–1705; <French, Middle French eschalotte, diminutive of eschaloignescallion
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British Dictionary definitions for eschalot

eschalot
/ (ˈɛʃəˌlɒt, ˌɛʃəˈlɒt) /

noun

another name for a shallot

Word Origin for eschalot

C18: from Old French eschalotte a little scallion
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