Definition of onion :
A liliaceous plant of the genus Allium ( A. cepa), having a strong- flavored bulb and long hollow leaves; also, its bulbous root, much used as an article of food. The name is often extended to other species of the genus.
Allium Cepa, onion plant
condiment (part of speech: noun)
garlic, spice, allspice, pickle, radish, cinnamon, Tabasco, relish, horseradish, dressing, cayenne, vinegar, parsley, nutmeg, condiment, applesauce, leek, ginger, flavoring, catchup, peppermint, chili, chive, pepper, thyme, mint, chutney, sage, clove, turmeric, sauce, seasoning, vanilla, salad dressing, paprika, dill, mayonnaise, salt, tartar sauce, mustard
vegetables (part of speech: noun)
vegetable (part of speech: noun)
eggplant, shallot, green beans, carrot, lentils, string beans, potato, sweet potato, yam, spinach, mushroom, cucumber, romain, celery, Brussels sprouts, chard, squash, okra, peas, pumpkin, rice, vegetable, broccoli, Lima beans, endive, corn, rutabaga, beans, artichoke, asparagus, maize, beet, zucchini, turnip, water cress, parsnip, collard greens, lettuce, cabbage, tomato, cauliflower
- Season with salt, pepper, grated onion, and sugar. - "The Myrtle Reed Cook Book", Myrtle Reed.
- Oh, and an onion-" she broke off in concern. - "Sisters", Kathleen Norris.
- She's wed his onion bed for him two summers, as I happen to know, for I've been ou' doors more 'n common this summer, tryin' to fetch my constitution up. - "The Village Watch-Tower", (AKA Kate Douglas Riggs) Kate Douglas Wiggin.