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spring onion

noun [C] uk   UK ( US green onion, scallion) us  
a long, thin, green and white onion that is often eaten uncooked
Translations of “spring onion”
in Korean 파…
in Arabic بَصل أخضَر…
in Portuguese cebolinha…
in Catalan ceballot…
in Japanese 小ねぎ, 万能ねぎ, スプリングオニオン…
in Italian cipollotto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嫩洋蔥…
in Russian зеленый лук…
in Turkish yeşil soğan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 嫩洋葱…
in Polish szczypiorek, zielona cebulka…
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