Definitions for "Scallion"
Keywords:  onion, allium, shallot, bulb, leek
A kind of small onion (Allium Ascalonicum), native of Palestine; the eschalot, or shallot.
Any onion which does not "bottom out," but remains with a thick stem like a leek.
With their long, straight green tops and thin white bottoms, scallions are often referred to as green onions. The terms are used interchangeably in recipes.