(Allium) These hardy bulbs grow wild in many parts of the world. Many of the varieties are commonly known vegetables such as the Chives, Garlic, Leek, Onion, Ramp and Shallot. Many kinds are grown for their pretty clusters of flowers, which come in an array of colors during the spring and summer. Some of the smaller kinds are great for the rock gar
Found on http://www.botany.com/allium.html
A bulb-less, white onion with hollow green sprouts. Used to infuse dishes with a mild onion taste. Also known as green onion.
Found on http://www.chowbaby.com/10_2000/glossary/glossary.html?synchpage=22&Z=75017
[ Old French escalone
, Latin caepa Ascalonia
onion of Ascalon; caepa
onion + Ascalonius
of Ascalon, from Ascalo
Ascalon, a town in Palestine. Confer Shallot
.] 1. (Botany)
A kind of small onion ( Allium
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/S/24
1. <botany> A kind of small onion (Allium Ascalonicum), native of Palestine; the eschalot, or shallot. ... 2. Any onion which does not 'bottom out,' but remains with a thick stem like a leek. ... Origin: OF. Escalone, escaloingne, L. Caepa Ascalonius of Ascalon, fr. Ascalo Ascalon, a town in Palestine. Cf. Shallot. ... Source: Websters Dictio
Found on http://www.mondofacto.com/facts/dictionary?scallion
• (n.) A kind of small onion (Allium Ascalonicum), native of Palestine; the eschalot, or shallot. • (n.) Any onion which does not `bottom out,` but remains with a thick stem like a leek.
Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/scallion/
Scallions (also known as green onions, spring onions, salad onions, green shallots, onion sticks, long onions, baby onions, precious onions, yard onions, gibbons, or syboes), are the edible plants of various Allium species, all of which are "onion-like", having hollow green leaves and lacking a fully developed root bulb. ==Etymology== The words ..
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scallion
scallion: see onion.
Found on http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/sci/A0918466.html
(SKAL-yuhn) - The name scallion applies to several members of the onion family including a distinct variety called scallion, immature onions (commonly called green onions), young leeks, and sometimes the tops of young shallots. In each case the vegetable has a white base that has not fully developed into a bulb and green leaves that are long and s.
Found on http://whatscookingamerica.net/Glossary/S.htm
No exact match found