What is another word for onion?

125 synonyms found


[ ˈʌni͡ən], [ ˈʌni‍ən], [ ˈʌ_n_iə_n]

Onions are a popular ingredient in many cuisines around the world, prized for their pungent and slightly sweet flavor. However, there are many other words that can be used to describe this bulbous vegetable. Some synonyms include shallot, scallion, leek, chive, and spring onion. Shallots are a milder and sweeter onion variety that are often used in French cuisine, while scallions are small and thin onions with a mild flavor that are popular in Asian cooking. Leeks have a sweet, delicate flavor and are often used in soups and stews. Chives are a type of herb with a similar flavor to onions, while spring onions are young onions that are harvested before they mature.

How to use "Onion" in context?

Onion is a vegetable species and a bulb grown from a single onion plant. The onion plant is a hardy annual that produces a three-leafed onion head. Onions are eaten fresh or dried, and are used in cooking for their flavor, sweetness, and aroma. Onions are pollinated by bees, and the flowers are pollinated by monarch butterflies.

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