Part of speech: noun

An edible underground bulb of the lily family; remarkable for its strong odor.

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Usage examples "onion":

  1. Fielding interrupted: Go, harry the onion- field for dinner.
  2. Season with salt and pepper and minced onion. - "The Myrtle Reed Cook Book", Myrtle Reed.
  3. Add these ingredients to the onion and fat. - "School and Home Cooking", Carlotta C. Greer.