Definition of Onion stem

1. Noun. A white agaric that tends to cluster and has a club-shaped base.

Exact synonyms: Lepiota Cepaestipes
Group relationships: Genus Lepiota
Generic synonyms: Lepiota

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Onion Stem

onion bread
onion bulb neuropathy
onion dome
onion domes
onion louse
onion mildew
onion plant
onion ring
onion rings
onion roll
onion salt
onion skinning
onion smut
onion stem (current term)
onion straw
onion straws
onion thrips
onion yellow-dwarf virus
onion yellow dwarf

Literary usage of Onion stem

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1885)
"... surface of the ground ; this change of habit is very easily explained by the fact that the slender onion stem would not bear the weight of a fat grub. ..."

2. Annual Report: Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Oregon State by Oregon State Horticultural Society (1922)
"... in length at the base of the leaf sheath, on the side of the stem near the ground or in cracks and crevices or under clods adjacent to the onion stem. ..."

3. The World's Great Classics by Timothy Dwight, Julian Hawthorne (1902)
"When the jackal saw the man, he cut the onion stem and escaped the first of all. As for the lion, when his feet were cured, he went to take a walk and met ..."

4. Making the Most of the Children by Daniel Wolford La Rue (1916)
"Let him get a straw or an onion stem, suck it full of water, and hold his finger over the top. Surely, the paper does not support the water now. ..."

5. Essentials of College Botany by Charles Edwin Bessey, Ernst Athearn Bessey (1914)
"... young bass wood twigs, scales of onion, stem of lamb's quarters (Chenopodium), petiole of beet, etc. These are also composed of calcium oxalate. ..."

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