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Meaning of SHALLOT

Pronunciation:  shu'lât

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  small mild-flavored onion- or garlic-like clustered bulbs
  2. [n]  type of onion plant producing small clustered mild-flavored bulbs used as seasoning
  3. [n]  aggregated bulb of the multiplier onion
 

SHALLOT is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: Allium ascalonicum, Allium cepa aggregatum, eschalot, multiplier onion
 
 See Also: Allium ascalonicum, Allium cepa, Allium cepa aggregatum, bulb, eschalot, flavorer, flavoring, flavourer, flavouring, multiplier onion, onion, onion plant, seasoner, seasoning, shallot, shallot

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Shal*lot"\, n. [OF. eschalote (for escalone), F.
['e]chalote. See {Scallion}, and cf. {Eschalot}.] (Bot.)
A small kind of onion ({Allium Ascalonicum}) growing in
clusters, and ready for gathering in spring; a scallion, or
eschalot.

 

 

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