Definition of "shallot" [shal•lot]

  • (noun) A type of onion with long, pointed, pear-shaped, aggregated bulbs.
  • (noun) The mild-flavored bulb of this plant, used in cookery.

Use "shallot" in a sentence

  • "It's like, a fancy French shallot from the farmer's market, versus a regular old supermarket yellow one."
  • "Also slice thinly a shallot, which is a cross between a garlic clove and an onion in much the same way that a mule is the cross between a male donkey and a female horse (┬┤cept a lot different)."
  • "But the rest are coming on well (great with a cheese and "shallot" sandwich at the weekend)."

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