Definition of green onion in English:

green onion

noun

North American
  • A spring onion.

    • ‘Unlike their larger bulb cousins, green onions, scallions and leeks should be refrigerated.’
    • ‘Scallions are a specific variety of onion, while green onions can be grown from any onion variety, including leeks.’
    • ‘Serve with your favorite toppings such as sour cream, guacamole, cilantro and green onions.’
    • ‘In a small bowl, whisk horseradish, sour cream, and green onions together.’
    • ‘Who wouldn't want to eat what's local when that includes almost anything you can think of, from sugar snap peas, green onions and radishes to the first beans, beets and zucchini.’

Pronunciation

green onion