ETYM Old Fren. eschalote (for escalone), French échalote. Related to Scallion, Eschalot.
1. Aggregated bulb of the multiplier onion.
2. Small mild-flavored onion- or garlic-like clustered bulbs.
3. Type of onion plant producing small clustered mild-flavored bulbs used as seasoning; SYN. eschalot, multiplier onion, Allium cepa aggregatum, Allium ascalonicum.
Onion with garlic-flavoured bulbs.
Small onion Allium ascalonicum in which bulbs are clustered like garlic; used for cooking and in pickles.
Allium ascalonicum · Allium cepa aggregatum · eschalot · multiplier onion