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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French oingnon, from Old French oingnun, unniun, from Latin ūniō, ūniōnem. Doublet of union, which was borrowed.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɔ.ɲɔ̃/
  • (file)

NounEdit

oignon m (plural oignons)

  1. onion (Allium cepa)
  2. bulb (of a plant)
  3. (in the plural, colloquial) one's own business

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