globe artichoke


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globe artichoke

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globe artichoke

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(Plants) See artichoke1, artichoke2

ar•ti•choke

(ˈɑr tɪˌtʃoʊk)

n.
1. Also called globe artichoke.
a. a tall thistlelike composite plant, Cynara scolymus, native to the Mediterranean region, of which the numerous scalelike bracts and receptacle of the immature flower head are eaten as a vegetable.
b. the large, rounded, closed flower head itself.
[1525–35; < Upper Italian articiocco < Old Spanish alcarchofa < dial. Arabic al-kharshūf]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.globe artichoke - Mediterranean thistlelike plant widely cultivated for its large edible flower headglobe artichoke - Mediterranean thistlelike plant widely cultivated for its large edible flower head
artichoke, globe artichoke - a thistlelike flower head with edible fleshy leaves and heart
Cynara, genus Cynara - artichoke; cardoon
vegetable - any of various herbaceous plants cultivated for an edible part such as the fruit or the root of the beet or the leaf of spinach or the seeds of bean plants or the flower buds of broccoli or cauliflower
2.globe artichoke - a thistlelike flower head with edible fleshy leaves and heartglobe artichoke - a thistlelike flower head with edible fleshy leaves and heart
veg, vegetable, veggie - edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
artichoke heart - the tender fleshy center of the immature artichoke flower
artichoke, artichoke plant, Cynara scolymus, globe artichoke - Mediterranean thistlelike plant widely cultivated for its large edible flower head
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The globe artichoke, or Cynara scolymus, is the immature flowers of a thistle plant and is known as one of the oldest cultivated vegetables in the world.
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