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English → English (WordNet) Definition: Cynara scolymus Cynara scolymus n : Mediterranean thistlelike plant widely cultivated for its large edible flower head [syn: artichoke, globe artichoke , artichoke plant]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Cynara scolymus 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. [1913 Webster] 2. See Jerusalem artichoke. [1913 Webster]


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