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green onion

noun
1.
a young onion with a slender green stalk and a small bulb, used as a table vegetable, usually raw, especially in salads; scallion.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35
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Examples from the web for green onion
  • 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.
  • Sprinkle bread with green onion, parsley or your favorite herbs.
  • Garnish with sliced green onion and shredded cheese.
  • Using a spoon, scoop out the inside of the potato and combine with cottage cheese, broccoli and green onion.

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