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The onion (Allium cepa L., from Latin cepa "onion"), also known as the bulb onion or common onion, is a vegetable and is the most widely cultivated species of the genus Allium. This genus also contains several other species variously referred to as onions and cultivated for food...
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The Onion is an American digital media company and news satire organization that publishes articles on international, national, and local news. Based in Chicago, the company originated as a weekly print publication in 1988 in Madison, Wisconsin. In the spring of 1996 The Onion began publishing online.
From Middle English onyon, union, oinyon, from Anglo-Norman union et al. and Old French oignon, from Latin ūniōnem, accusative of ūniō (“onion, large pearl”). Displaced the inherited term ramsons. IPA(key): /ˈʌnjən/. Rhymes: -ʌnjən. onion (plural onions).
The onion (Allium cepa), also known as the bulb onion, common onion and garden onion
The expression "layers of the onion" is used to describe a situation in which it is possible to go deeper and deeper revealing seemingly similar layers until a central core is reached.
Onion Myths and Facts. To keep your automobile windshield from frosting at night, slice an onion and rub the windshield with the onion. The juice will keep it frost-free.
The onion is believed to have originated in Asia, though it is likely that onions may have been growing wild on every continent. Dating back to 3500 BC, onions were one of the few foods that did not spoil during the winter months.
3. (Plants) any of several related plants similar to A. cepa, such as A. fistulosum (Welsh onion). 4. know one's onions slang Brit to be fully acquainted with a subject.