Onion

(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...
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onion

[n] - edible bulb of an onion plant 2. [n] - bulbous plant having hollow leaves cultivated worldwide for its rounded edible bulb 3. [n] - pungent bulb
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Onion

On'ion noun [ French ognon , from Latin unio oneness, unity, a single large pearl, an onion. See One , Union .] (Botany) A liliaceous plant of the genus Allium ( A. cepa ), having a strong-flavored bulb and long hollow leaves; also, its bulbous root, mu...
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onion

<botany> A liliaceous plant of the genus Allium (A.cepa), having a strong-flavored bulb and long hollow leaves; also, its bulbous root, much used as an article of food. The name is often extended to other species of the genus. ... <zoology> Onion fish, a dipterous insect whose larva feeds upon the onion; especially, Anthomyia ceparum an...
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onion

noun an aromatic flavorful bulb
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Onion

• (n.) A liliaceous plant of the genus Allium (A. cepa), having a strong-flavored bulb and long hollow leaves; also, its bulbous root, much used as an article of food. The name is often extended to other species of the genus.
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onion

(species Allium cepa), herbaceous biennial plant and its edible bulb. The onion is probably native to southwestern Asia but is now grown throughout ... [3 related articles]
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onion

onion (s), onions (pl) 1. A rounded edible bulb with hard pungent flesh in concentric layers beneath a flaky brown skin eaten raw or cooked as a vegetable. 2. Etymology: from about 1130, from Anglo-French, 'union'; from Old French oignon (formerly, also oingnon), from Latin unionem a colloquial, rustic, Roman term for 'a kind of onion'; ...
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onion

onion, plant of the family Liliaceae (lily family), of the same genus (Allium) as the chive (A. schoenoprasum), garlic (A. sativum), leek (A. porrum), and shallot (A. ascalonium). These plants are characterized by an edible bulb composed of food-storage leaves that are rich in sugar and a pungent oi...
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Onion

Onion is British slang for the head.
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Onion

The onion (Allium cepa) is a perennial herb of the family Liliaceae. It has an edible brown bulb which is much used in cooking and has been for thousands of years.
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onion

Plant belonging to the lily family, whose bulb has a strong, distinctive smell and taste. Cultivated from ancient times, it may have originated in Asia. The bulb is edible; its pale concentric layers of leaf bases contain an oil that is released into the air when the onion is cut open, causing th...
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Onion

The onion plant has a fan of hollow, bluish-green leaves and the bulb at the base of the plant begins to swell when a certain day-length is reached. In the autumn the foliage dies down and the outer layers of the bulb become dry and brittle. The crop is harvested and dried and the onions are ready for use or storage. The crop is prone to attack by...
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Onion

Piyaaz
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Onion

Piyaz
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