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SHALLOT

 Dictionary entry overview: What does shallot mean? 

SHALLOT (noun)
  The noun SHALLOT has 3 senses:

1. aggregated bulb of the multiplier onion
2. type of onion plant producing small clustered mild-flavored bulbs used as seasoning
3. small mild-flavored onion-like or garlic-like clustered bulbs used for seasoning

  Familiarity information: SHALLOT used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


SHALLOT (noun)


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Meaning:

Aggregated bulb of the multiplier onion

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Hypernyms ("shallot" is a kind of...):

bulb (a modified bud consisting of a thickened globular underground stem serving as a reproductive structure)

Holonyms ("shallot" is a part of...):

Allium ascalonicum; Allium cepa aggregatum; eschalot; multiplier onion; shallot (type of onion plant producing small clustered mild-flavored bulbs used as seasoning)


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Meaning:

Type of onion plant producing small clustered mild-flavored bulbs used as seasoning

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Synonyms:

Allium ascalonicum; Allium cepa aggregatum; eschalot; multiplier onion; shallot

Hypernyms ("shallot" is a kind of...):

Allium cepa; onion; onion plant (bulbous plant having hollow leaves cultivated worldwide for its rounded edible bulb)

Meronyms (parts of "shallot"):

shallot (small mild-flavored onion-like or garlic-like clustered bulbs used for seasoning)

shallot (aggregated bulb of the multiplier onion)


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Meaning:

Small mild-flavored onion-like or garlic-like clustered bulbs used for seasoning

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Hypernyms ("shallot" is a kind of...):

onion (an aromatic flavorful bulb)

Holonyms ("shallot" is a part of...):

Allium ascalonicum; Allium cepa aggregatum; eschalot; multiplier onion; shallot (type of onion plant producing small clustered mild-flavored bulbs used as seasoning)


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