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Noun: shallot  shu'lót
  1. Aggregate bulb of the multiplier onion
  2. Type of onion plant producing small clustered mild-flavoured bulbs used as seasoning
    - eschalot, multiplier onion, Allium cepa aggregatum, Allium ascalonicum
  3. Small mild-flavoured onion-like or garlic-like clustered bulbs used for seasoning

Derived forms: shallots

Type of: Allium cepa, bulb, onion, onion plant

Encyclopedia: Shallot