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Topic: PLANTS

Date: 1200-1300
Language: Anglo-French
Origin: scalun, from Latin ascalonia (caepa) 'onion of Ascalon', ancient port in Palestine

scallion

noun
     
scal‧lion [countable] American English
DFHBP a type of young onion with a small round end and a long green stem [= spring onion British English]
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