eschalot


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esch·a·lot

 (ĕsh′ə-lŏt′)
n.
A shallot.

[Obsolete French eschalotte; see shallot.]

eschalot

(ˈɛʃəˌlɒt; ˌɛʃəˈlɒt)
n
(Plants) another name for a shallot
[C18: from Old French eschalotte a little scallion]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eschalot - type of onion plant producing small clustered mild-flavored bulbs used as seasoningeschalot - type of onion plant producing small clustered mild-flavored bulbs used as seasoning
shallot - small mild-flavored onion-like or garlic-like clustered bulbs used for seasoning
Allium cepa, onion plant, onion - bulbous plant having hollow leaves cultivated worldwide for its rounded edible bulb
shallot - aggregate bulb of the multiplier onion
References in classic literature ?
Between these sickly shrubs grew a scanty supply of garlic, tomatoes, and eschalots; while, lone and solitary, like a forgotten sentinel, a tall pine raised its melancholy head in one of the corners of this unattractive spot, and displayed its flexible stem and fan-shaped summit dried and cracked by the fierce heat of the sub-tropical sun.
one-half pound eschalots (shallots), 1 vial of flour of mustard, and