spring onion Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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spring onionnoun [C]

uk   us   UK (US green onion, scallion)
a ​long, ​thin, ​green and ​whiteonion that is often ​eatenuncooked
(Definition of spring onion from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “spring onion”
in Arabic بَصل أخضَر…
in Korean 파…
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 Chinese (Simplified) 嫩洋葱…
in Turkish yeşil soğan…
in Russian зеленый лук…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嫩洋蔥…
in Italian cipollotto…
in Polish szczypiorek, zielona cebulka…
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