échalote

FrenchEdit

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EtymologyEdit

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.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /e.ʃa.lɔt/
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NounEdit

échalote f (plural échalotes)

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

DescendantsEdit

  • English: shallot
  • German: Schalotte
  • Portuguese: chalota

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