Definition of spring onion in English:

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spring onion

noun

British term for green onion.
Example sentences
  • Top and tail the green beans, peel the baby onions or cut the spring onion into 2.5cm pieces.
  • Chop the spring onion, removing the darkest green leaves as you go.
  • Heat the wok, add a teaspoon of oil, add the chicken, shiitake mushroom, chives and spring onion, and lightly stir-fry for a minute.

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Syllabification: spring on·ion

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