cebolla

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin cepulla, diminutive of Latin cēpa.

Noun[edit]

cebolla f ‎(plural cebolles)

  1. onion (a monocotyledonous plant of genus Allium allied to garlic, used as vegetable and spice.)

Old Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin cēpullam, acussative of cēpulla, diminutive of Latin cēpa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cebolla f (plural cebollas)

  1. onion
    • c. 1250: Alfonso X, Lapidario, f. 65r.
      Et a tal propriedat que ſi la meten en çumo de cebollas, pierde aquella uertud que dixiemos que a de quaiar el argent uiuo.
      And its property is such that if it is placed in onion juice, it loses the virtue we said it has, which is setting quicksilver.

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Spanish[edit]

Cebollas

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish cebolla, from Late Latin cepulla, diminutive of Latin cēpa.

Noun[edit]

cebolla f ‎(plural cebollas)

  1. onion

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