The word onion is a valid scrabble word

3 short excerpts of WikWik.org (WikWik is an online database of words defined in the English, French, Spanish, Italian, and other Wiktionnaries.)

  • onion  n. A monocotyledonous plant (Allium cepa), allied to garlic, used as vegetable and spice.
  • onion  n. The bulb of such a plant.
  • onion  n. (uncountable) The genus as a whole.

17 valid words from 3 definitions

ALLIED ALLIUM AND AS BULB GARLIC GENUS OF PLANT SPICE SUCH THE TO UNCOUNTABLE USED VEGETABLE WHOLE

2 invalid words from 3 definitions

CEPA MONOCOTYLEDONOUS

4 words-in-word (Words found as is inside the word.)

IO ION ON ON

4 words-in-word RTL (Words found written from right to left, inside the word.)

IN NO NO OI

3 cousins (New words found by changing only one letter.)

ANION INION UNION

8 suffixes (New words found by adding one or more letters at the end of the word.)

ONIONS ONIONY ONIONED ONIONIER ONIONING ONIONIEST ONIONSKIN ONIONSKINS

7 times in the middle (New words found by adding letters in front and at the end of the word.)

RONIONS NONIONIC BANDONIONS PHELONIONS NONIONIZING PHAELONIONS SYMPHONIONS

6 prefixes (New words found by adding one or more letters in front of the word.)

GONION RONION BANDONION PHELONION PHAELONION SYMPHONION

6 anagrams plus one (New words formed with all the letters from the word plus a letter.)

+E IONONE
+G GONION
+R RONION
+S ONIONS
+T NOTION
+Y ONIONY

2 anagrams minus one (New words formed with all the letters from the word minus a letter.)

-I NOON
-O NONI

Scrabble scoring

  • 5 points.

Probability in scrabble (Probability to draw 7 letters at the beginning of the game to build the word.)

  • Joker allowed, 1 in 203 chance (0.49%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 948 chance (0.11%).

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  • No anagrams (Word found by changing the order of the letters.)
  • No lipograms (Word found when removing only one letter.)
  • No epentheses (Word found when adding only one letter.)

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