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Topic: PLANTS

Date: 1500-1600
Language: Italian dialect
Origin: articiocco, from Arabic al-khurshuf 'the artichoke'

artichoke

noun
     
artichoke
ar‧ti‧choke [countable]
1 also globe artichokeHBPDFF a type of round green vegetable, which has buds with leaves that you eat, which are like the petals of a flower
2 also Jerusalem artichokeHBPDFF a plant that has a root like a potato that you can eat
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