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3 definitions found
 for Shallot
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Shallot \Shal*lot"\, n. [OF. eschalote (for escalone), F.
     ['e]chalote. See Scallion, and cf. Eschalot.] (Bot.)
     A small kind of onion ({Allium Ascalonicum) growing in
     clusters, and ready for gathering in spring; a scallion, or
     eschalot.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rocambole \Roc"am*bole\, n. [F.] [Written also rokambole.]
     (Bot.)
     A name of Allium Scorodoprasum and Allium Ascalonium, two
     kinds of garlic, the latter of which is also called
     shallot.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  shallot
      n 1: aggregate bulb of the multiplier onion
      2: type of onion plant producing small clustered mild-flavored
         bulbs used as seasoning [syn: shallot, eschalot,
         multiplier onion, Allium cepa aggregatum, Allium
         ascalonicum]
      3: small mild-flavored onion-like or garlic-like clustered bulbs
         used for seasoning

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