green onion

noun
a young onion with a slender green stalk and a small bulb, used as a table vegetable, usually raw, especially in salads; scallion.

Origin:
1930–35

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Example sentences
About the size of a spring roll, the chicken-filled roti were tied shut with a
  green onion stalk and served with a green chutney.
My favorite is the onion, with little bits of green onion and olive oil.
Sprinkle tofu with grated ginger, chopped green onion and bonito flakes.
Or, ladle stew over hot, cooked rice in soup plates and garnish with green
  onion.
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