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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a kind of onion (Allium fistulosum) having hollow inflated stalks and leaves, but scarcely any bulb, a native of Siberia. It is said to have been introduced from Germany, and is supposed to have derived its name from the German term wälsch foreign.
  • n. See Cibol.

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  • n. Asiatic onion with slender bulbs; used as early green onions

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