Definition of Artichoke. Meaning of Artichoke. Synonyms of Artichoke

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Definition of Artichoke

Artichoke
Artichoke Ar"ti*choke, n. [It. articiocco, perh. corrupted fr. the same word as carciofo; cf. older spellings archiciocco, archicioffo, carciocco, and Sp. alcachofa, Pg. alcachofra; prob. fr. Ar. al-harshaf, al-kharsh[=u]f.] (Bot.) 1. The Cynara scolymus, a plant somewhat resembling a thistle, with a dilated, imbricated, and prickly involucre. The head (to which the name is also applied) is composed of numerous oval scales, inclosing the florets, sitting on a broad receptacle, which, with the fleshy base of the scales, is much esteemed as an article of food. 2. See Jerusalem artichoke.

Meaning of Artichoke from wikipedia

- The globe artichoke (Cynara cardunculus var. scolymus), also known by the names French artichoke and green artichoke in the U.S., is a variety of a species...
- The Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus), also called sunroot, sunchoke, or earth apple, is a species of sunflower native to central North America...
- Project ARTICHOKE (also referred to as Operation ARTICHOKE) was a Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) project that researched interrogation methods. Preceded...
- The artichoke (Cynara cardunculus var. scolymus) is a species of thistle cultivated as a food. Artichoke may also refer to: Artichoke cactus, a species...
- Artichoke Lake is a lake in Big Stone and Swift counties, Minnesota, in the United States. Artichoke Lake is likely a translation of the Native American...
- Artichoke dip is a dip that uses artichoke as a primary ingredient. Some versions are served chunky, while others are puréed and have a smooth texture...
- Castroville Artichoke Festival is a food festival held annually in Castroville, a town in Monterey County of the U.S. State of California. The city, which...
- means "artichoke". Among the better known species in this genus include: Cynara cardunculus is the cardoon, artichoke thistle, or wild artichoke. The stems...
- The PH Artichoke Pendant is a Light fixture designed by Danish architect and designer Poul Henningsen and manufactured by Louis Poulsen. It was created...
- Stuffed artichoke is a food prepared in various regions. There are many recipes, but a common Italian stuffing uses a mixture of bread crumbs, garlic...
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