Definition of pearl onion in English:

pearl onion

Syllabification: pearl on·ion

noun

A very small onion used especially for pickling.
More example sentences
  • Add the tripe, pearl onions, white wine, black peppercorns and remaining apple vinegar and sauté until tender.
  • Using a slotted spoon, transfer the potatoes, pearl onions, carrots, morels, and baby leeks to a bowl and set aside, keeping warm.
  • Add the pearl onions and sauté until translucent.

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