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green onion in Plants topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgreen onionˌgreen ˈonion noun [countable] American English  DFFHBPan onion with a small white round part and a long green stem, usually eaten raw syn spring onion British English
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green onionSpread the bean mixture evenly over the fish and scatter the remaining ginger and green onion on top.Slice the green onion into 2-inch lengths, then shred lengthwise; set aside about 2 tablespoons of the green tops.Remove from heat and add roasted pepper, tomato, green onion, and thyme; mix thoroughly.