Eschalot
Eschalot \Esch`a*lot"\, n. (Bot.) See {Shallot}. [1913 Webster]

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  • eschalot — [esh′ə lät΄, esh΄ə lät′] n. [Fr eschallotte: see SHALLOT] SHALLOT …   English World dictionary

  • eschalot — /esh euh lot , esh euh lot /, n. shallot. [1695 1705; < F, MF eschalotte, dim. of eschaloigne SCALLION] * * * …   Universalium

  • eschalot — n. (Botany) shallot, plant from the onion family which produces an edible bulb; bulb of the shallot plant is used as food …   English contemporary dictionary

  • eschalot — esch·a·lot …   English syllables

  • eschalot — /ˈɛʃəlɒt/ (say eshuhlot), /ɛʃəˈlɒt/ (say eshuh lot) noun → shallot …   Australian English dictionary

  • eschalot — noun type of onion plant producing small clustered mild flavored bulbs used as seasoning • Syn: ↑shallot, ↑multiplier onion, ↑Allium cepa aggregatum, ↑Allium ascalonicum • Hypernyms: ↑onion, ↑onion plant, ↑Allium cepa …   Useful english dictionary

  • Allium Ascalonicum — Shallot Shal*lot , n. [OF. eschalote (for escalone), F. [ e]chalote. See {Scallion}, and cf. {Eschalot}.] (Bot.) A small kind of onion ({Allium Ascalonicum}) growing in clusters, and ready for gathering in spring; a scallion, or eschalot. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shallot — Shal*lot , n. [OF. eschalote (for escalone), F. [ e]chalote. See {Scallion}, and cf. {Eschalot}.] (Bot.) A small kind of onion ({Allium Ascalonicum}) growing in clusters, and ready for gathering in spring; a scallion, or eschalot. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shallot — /ʃəˈlɒt / (say shuh lot) noun 1. → spring onion. 2. a plant of the lily family, Allium ascalonicum, whose bulb forms bulblets which are used for flavouring in cookery and as a vegetable. 3. the bulb or bulblet. Also, eschalot. {aphetic variant of …   Australian English dictionary

  • shal|lot — shuh LOT, SHAL uht», noun. 1. a small plant much like an onion, but with a bulb composed of sections or cloves; eschalot. It belongs to the amaryllis family and to the same genus as the onion. 2. a bulb or clove of this plant. Shallots are often… …   Useful english dictionary

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