green onion


a young onion with a slender green stalk and a small bulb, used as a table vegetable, usually raw, especially in salads; scallion.

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  8. green party,
  9. green peach aphid,
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Origin of green onion

First recorded in 1930–35 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019