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noun 
  1. (italbrac, now chiefly US) A spring onion, Allium fistulosum.
  2. (italbrac, now chiefly US) Any of various similar members of the genus Allium
  3. (italbrac, now chiefly US) Any onion that lacks a fully-developed bulb.
  4. (context, US, Scotland) A leek.
Etymology: Anglo-Norman scalun (cognate with Old French escalogne), from a Proto-Romance derivation of Latin Ascalonia "shallot", from Ascalo "w:Ashkelon, Ascalon" an ancient Palestinian port.


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