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Noun
/ˈənyən/,
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onions, plural;
  1. An edible bulb with a pungent taste and smell, composed of several concentric layers, used in cooking

  2. The plant that produces this bulb, with long rolled or straplike leaves and spherical heads of greenish-white flowers


  1. the bulb of an onion plant
  2. bulbous plant having hollow leaves cultivated worldwide for its rounded edible bulb
  3. an aromatic flavorful vegetable
  4. Onion is a term used for many plants in the genus Allium. They are known by the common name "onion" but, used without qualifiers, it usually refers to Allium cepa. ...
  5. .onion is a pseudo-top-level domain host suffix (similar in concept to such endings as .bitnet and .uucp used in earlier times) designating an anonymous hidden service reachable via the Tor network. Such addresses are not actual DNS names, and the . ...
  6. Onion is the Mike McClure Band's sixth album. It was released in August of 2009. Steve Ripley of the Tulsa-based country band, The Tractors, lends his vocals in the song, "Warm Inside. ...
  7. Onion (1969-1995) was a U.S. thoroughbred whose victory in the 1973 Whitney Handicap is considered to be among the most dramatic upsets in the history of horse racing.
  8. The Onion is an American news satire organization. It is an entertainment newspaper and a website featuring satirical articles reporting on international, national, and local news, in addition to a non-satirical entertainment section known as The A.V. Club. ...
  9. (Onions (surname)) Onions is a surname, and may refer to: * Alfred Onions (1858-1921), Welsh Labour Party politician * Charles Talbut Onions (1873-1965), English grammarian and lexicographer * George Onions (1883-1944), English recipient of the Victoria Cross * Graham Onions (born 1982), English ...
  10. A monocotyledonous plant of genus Allium allied to garlic, used as vegetable and spice; The bulb of such a plant; The genus as a whole; A ball; A person from Bermuda or of Bermudian descent
  11. (Onionate) the situation in which post-dinner breath assaults the other diners.
  12. (ONIONS) testes, testicles, or gonads of the male, which are also called ballocks [v: bollix], balls, balloons, goolies, bangers, klackers, dumbbells, danglers, cojones, stones, jewels, nuggets, marbles, pebbles, rocks, acorns, nuts, beans, berries, eggs, apples, tomatoes, plums, turnips, ...
  13. (Onions) (Allium cepa) are the bulbs familiar to us nowadays. They are white or purple and grow quickly from seeds in one season. Leeks (Allium porrum) do not form such a distinct bulb. They are cooked, or the leaves were chopped up. ...
  14. (Onions) Another vegetable in the trinity.
  15. (Onions) Circular dings in the glass of the board, may appear to be a small spiderweb.
  16. (Onions) Require a deep, rich, heavy soil. Where the ground is not suitable it should have had a good dressing of rotten manure the previous autumn, and left in ridges during the winter. Level the ground, and make it very firm just before the time of sowing. ...
  17. (Onions) Seeing quantities of onions in your dreams, represents the amount of spite and envy that you will meet, by being successful. If you eat them, you will overcome all opposition. If you see them growing, there will be just enough of rivalry in your affairs, to make things interesting. ...
  18. (Onions) flaring anti-aircraft shells.
  19. This underground bulb is related to leeks, garlic, and chives and is prized for its distinct, pungent flavor and aroma. There are two types: green ("scallions") and dry onions. The white-skinned onion has the mildest flavor of the onions.
  20. a pigment which consists of concentric spheres of color, like the layers of skin on an onion. (Language Reference)
  21. Heb. beçalim (Num., xi, 5), Allium cepa, universally cultivated and forming an important and favourite article of diet in the East.
  22. The onion is valued for its medicinal properties, including improving kidney function and lowering cholesterol. Onions also assist in removing parasites and heavy metal from your system. Onions are about 90% water and therefore low in calories. They are high in vitamins A, B-complex, and C. ...
  23. appreciated both as a vegetable and as a condiment in Chinese food, in addition to having many medicinal properties. With a characteristic of strong flavor and odor. ...
  24. (Allium cepa) is native to western Asia, and is now cultivated in Egypt, Japan, North America, South America, France and Mexico. Onion is an indispensable ingredient in most cooking recipes. There are many types of onions, and based on their origins, they vary in size, colour and flavour. ...
  25. A recurring villain with horrible onion-powered breath capable of knocking victims unconscious with a trademark "hashoo!"