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syboe or sybow

noun plural syboes or sybows
  1. Scot a spring onion
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Word Origin

C16: from cibol, from French ciboule, from Latin cepulla onion bed, from cepa onion
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Historical Examples

  • The head's taen aff them, as clean as I wad bite it aff a sybo!

    Old Mortality, Complete, Illustrated

    Sir Walter Scott