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ONIONS ( bĕtsâlîm , 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. 1909.

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