spring onion

noun

an immature form of the onion (Allium cepa), widely cultivated for its tiny bulb and long green leaves which are eaten in salads, etcAlso called: green onion, scallion

Nearby words

  1. spring line,
  2. spring lock,
  3. spring mattress,
  4. spring mountains,
  5. spring on someone,
  6. spring peeper,
  7. spring roll,
  8. spring snow,
  9. spring tide,
  10. spring training

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