Smith's Bible Dictionary
Onion. This product is mentioned only in Numbers 11:5, as one of the good things of Egypt, of which the Israel regretted the loss. Onions have been, from time immemorial, a favorite article of food among the Egyptians,. The onions of Egypt are much milder in flavor, and less pungent than those of this country.
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Smith, William, Dr. Entry for 'Onion'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/sbd/o/onion.html. 1901.