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car·doon

 (kär-do͞on′)
n.
A Mediterranean plant (Cynara cardunculus) closely related to the artichoke, cultivated for its edible leafstalks and roots.

[Middle English cardoun, from Old French cardon, from Old Provençal, from Late Latin cardō, cardōn-, from Latin carduus, wild thistle.]

cardoon

(kɑːˈduːn)
n
(Plants) a thistle-like S European plant, Cynara cardunculus, closely related to the artichoke, with spiny leaves, purple flowers, and a leafstalk that may be blanched and eaten: family Asteraceae (composites)
[C17: from French cardon, ultimately from Latin carduus thistle, artichoke]

car•doon

(kɑrˈdun)

also car•don

(-ˈdoʊn)

n.
a composite plant, Cynara cardunculus, of the Mediterranean area, having a root and leafstalks eaten as a vegetable.
[1605–15; < Middle French cardon < Old Provençal < Medieval Latin cardōn-, s. of cardō, for Latin card(u)us thistle, cardoon]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cardoon - southern European plant having spiny leaves and purple flowers cultivated for its edible leafstalks and roots
cardoon - only parts eaten are roots and especially stalks (blanched and used as celery); related to artichokes
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.cardoon - only parts eaten are roots and especially stalks (blanched and used as celery); related to artichokes
veg, vegetable, veggie - edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
cardoon, Cynara cardunculus - southern European plant having spiny leaves and purple flowers cultivated for its edible leafstalks and roots
Translations
cardocardo borriquerocardo comestiblecardo de comercardo lechero
References in classic literature ?
Set out for Buenos Ayres -- Rio Sauce -- Sierra Ventana -- Third Posta -- Driving Horses -- Bolas -- Partridges and Foxes -- Features of the Country -- Long-legged Plover -- Teru-tero -- Hail-storm -- Natural Enclosures in the Sierra Tapalguen -- Flesh of Puma -- Meat Diet -- Guardia del Monte -- Effects of Cattle on the Vegetation -- Cardoon -- Buenos Ayres -- Corral where Cattle are Slaughtered.
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474) says that the cardoon and artichoke are both found wild.
Orach, salsify, lamb's quarters, Belgian endive and cardoon, perhaps?
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Morse--who was widely traveled and aware of European culinary practices--introduced eggplant, cardoon, and artichoke to the kitchen garden.
And if, like me, you happen to be growing giant prehistoric-looking cardoon plants, those spectacular leaves (pictured above) work great in place of the grape leaves.
CHARADE A A spinning wheel B Edible leafstalk of cardoon C An acted riddle who am I?
Bastos, Antioxidative Properties of Cardoon (Cynara cardunculus L.
Population structure of Cynara cardunculus complex and the origin of the conspecific crops artichoke and cardoon.