Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
ONIONS ( bÄ•tsÃ¢lÃ®m , Numbers 11:5 ). The onion ( Allium cepa , Arab. [Note: Arabic.] basal ) is and always has been a prime favourite in Palestine and Egypt.
E. W. G. Masterman.
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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Onions'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hdb/o/onions.html. 1909.