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.
- (italbrac, now chiefly US) A spring onion, Allium fistulosum.
- (italbrac, now chiefly US) Any of various similar members of the genus Allium
- (italbrac, now chiefly US) Any onion that lacks a fully-developed bulb.
- (context, US, Scotland) A leek.
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