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Definition of Onion

Onion

  1. A liliaceous plant of the genus Allium (A. cepa), having a strong-flavored bulb and long hollow leaves; also, its bulbous root, much used as an article of food. The name is often extended to other species of the genus.

Onion Quotations

Life is like an onion. You peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep.
Carl Sandburg

One my favorite things is to go to the provinces of Russia and see the 18th century wood churches with the onion dome architecture. These humble wonders of incredible imagination of architects that were obviously not living in places like Paris or London, but they've created these amazing churches.
Andre Leon Talley

An onion can make people cry but there's never been a vegetable that can make people laugh.
Will Rogers

It's toughest to forgive ourselves. So it's probably best to start with other people. It's almost like peeling an onion. Layer by layer, forgiving others, you really do get to the point where you can forgive yourself.
Patty Duke

Yesterday, I did some painting then went out to buy an onion and came home and watched 'University Challenge.' The onion was probably the highlight.
Karl Pilkington
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Onion Translations

onion in Afrikaans is ui
onion in Dutch is ajuin, ui
onion in Finnish is sipuli
onion in French is oignon
onion in German is Zwiebel
onion in Italian is cipolla
onion in Portuguese is cebola
onion in Spanish is cebolla

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