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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French échalote, from Middle French eschalote, alteration of Old French eschaloigne, from Medieval Latin escalonia, from Latin ascalonia (cēpa), "onion of Ascalon". Compare scallion.

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shallot ‎(plural shallots)

  1. A vegetable in the onion family.
    1. Allium ascalonium.
    2. Allium oschaninii.
    3. Any small onion.
    4. (Louisiana) A scallion

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