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ciboule (plural ciboules)

  1. Alternative form of cibol
    • 1874, William Rhind, A History of the Vegetable Kingdom:
      The cultivation of the ciboule has been known in England since the early part of the seventeenth century []

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Inherited from Middle French ciboule, from Old French cibole, borrowed from Occitan cibola, itself from Late Latin cēpulla~caepulla, diminutive of Latin cēpa~caepa (onion), whence the inherited French cive (chive).

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  • IPA(key): /si.bul/
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ciboule f (plural ciboules)

  1. scallion, spring onion (Allium fistulosum)

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