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cipolin

(ˈsɪpəlɪn)
n
(Geological Science) an Italian marble with alternating white and green streaks
[C18: from French, from Italian cipollino a little onion, from cipolla onion, from Late Latin cēpulla, diminutive of Latin cēpa onion; from its likeness to the layers of an onion]
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Or, you might opt for grilled bison steak served with caramelized Brussels sprouts, house-made candied pancetta, cipolin onions and fingerling yams.
Carmine's work provides him no respite from the cold, as he must accompany the mayor to an outdoor site where an ancient marble cipolin has been discovered.
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