Onion (Maplet)

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This is the entry for onion from Maplet's A Greene Forest

Of the Onyon

The Onyon hath al his strength and manner of working in his roote or head, &therefor is called Cepa in Latin, for that all his profit is placed in the head. At one yeres growth it taketh no greate proufe, neither doth it seeme to ryot untill suche time as it is plentifull in yeelding seede.