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shallot:

see oniononion,
plant of the family Liliaceae (lily family), of the same genus (Allium) as the chive (A. schoenoprasum), garlic (A. sativum), leek (A. porrum), and shallot (A. ascalonium).
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shallot

[′shal·ət]
(botany)
Allium ascalonicum. A bulbous onionlike herb. Also known as scallion.

shallot

1. an alliaceous plant, Allium ascalonicum, cultivated for its edible bulb
2. the bulb of this plant, which divides into small sections and is used in cooking for flavouring and as a vegetable
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In the fifth recipe, a concoction is made from Tetrapleura tetraptera, Chasmanthera dependens, Crinum jagus, and Allium ascalonicum that have been left for about 10 days.
Also, in another recipe, washed Crinum jagus, Chasmanthera dependens, Olax subscorpioidea, Tetrapleura tetraptera, and Allium ascalonicum are cut into pieces and soaked in water for a day.
Antimicrobial activity of crude juices of Allium ascalonicum, Allium cepa and Allium sativum.
2005, "Heat stable antimicrobial activity of Allium ascalonicum against bacteria and fungi," Ind.