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Etymology edit

Inherited from Middle French eschalote, alteration of Old French eschaloigne, from Classical Latin ascalonia (cēpa) (literally onion of Ascalon). Cf. also Medieval Latin scalongia, escalonia, modeled after the Old French.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /e.ʃa.lɔt/
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Noun edit

échalote f (plural échalotes)

  1. shallot (Allium cepa var. aggregatum)
    Synonym: oignon vert

Descendants edit

  • English: shallot
  • German: Schalotte
  • Portuguese: chalota
  • Spanish: chalote, chalota

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