Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A leek or small onion; a scallion.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare A scallion; a leek or small onion.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A scallion; a leek or small onion.

Etymologies

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French porrette, from Latin porrum, porrus, leek. See porraceous.

Examples

  • And anon the devil began to missay him through the mouth of the wretched woman, and said: Thou eater of porret, ween thou to take me out of mine house?

    The Golden Legend, vol. 5

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