shallot shal·lot n

shallot shal·lot n
[ʃə'lɒt]
scalogno

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  • Shallot — 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. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shallot — shal|lot [ʃəˈlɔt US ʃəˈla:t] n [Date: 1600 1700; : French; Origin: échalote, from Latin ascalonia; SCALLION] a vegetable like a small onion …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • shallot — shal|lot [ ʃə lat ] noun count a small vegetable similar to an onion …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • shallot — shal·lot …   English syllables

  • shallot — shal•lot [[t]ˈʃæl ət, ʃəˈlɒt[/t]] n. 1) bot (boi pln) a plant, Allium ascalonicum, related to the onion, having a divided bulb 2) bot (boi pln) the bulb of this plant, used in cooking • Etymology: 1655–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • shallot — /shal euht, sheuh lot /, n. 1. a plant, Allium cepa aggregatum (or A. ascalonicum), related to the onion, having a divided bulb used for flavoring in cookery. 2. the bulb of this plant. [1655 65; aph. var. of earlier eschalot < F échalote, dim.… …   Universalium

  • Allium Ascalonicum — Shallot 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. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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