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Definition 1: an aromatic flavorful vegetable - [noun denoting food]

(onion is a kind of ...) edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant

(... is a kind of onion ) mild flat onion grown in warm areas

(... is a kind of onion ) a young onion before the bulb has enlarged; eaten in salads

(... is a kind of onion ) sweet-flavored onion grown in Georgia

(... is a kind of onion ) large mild and succulent onion; often eaten raw

(... is a kind of onion ) small mild-flavored onion-like or garlic-like clustered bulbs used for seasoning

Definition 2: bulbous plant having hollow leaves cultivated worldwide for its rounded edible bulb - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for onion in the sense of this definition

(onion is a kind of ...) bulbous plants having a characteristic pungent onion odor

(... is a kind of onion ) type of onion plant producing small clustered mild-flavored bulbs used as seasoning

(... is a kind of onion ) type of perennial onion grown chiefly as a curiosity or for early salad onions; having bulbils that replace the flowers

(... is a kind of onion ) Asiatic onion with slender bulbs; used as early green onions

(... is a kind of onion ) onion with white to deep red tunic; California

(onion is a part of ...) the bulb of an onion plant

(onion is made of the substance ...) a family of compounds derived from horseradish and radishes and onions and mustards; source of the hotness of those plants and preparations

Definition 3: the bulb of an onion plant - [noun denoting plant]

(onion is a kind of ...) a modified bud consisting of a thickened globular underground stem serving as a reproductive structure

(... is part of onion) bulbous plant having hollow leaves cultivated worldwide for its rounded edible bulb

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