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artichoke

noun ar·ti·choke \ˈär-tə-ˌchōk\

Definition of ARTICHOKE

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:  a tall Mediterranean composite herb (Cynara scolymus) resembling a thistle with coarse pinnately incised leaves; also :  its edible immature flower head which is cooked as a vegetable
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Origin of ARTICHOKE

Italian dialect articiocco, ultimately from Arabic al-khurshūf the artichoke
First Known Use: 1530
ARTICHOKE Defined for Kids

artichoke

noun ar·ti·choke \ˈär-tə-ˌchōk\

Definition of ARTICHOKE for Kids

:  the immature flower head of a Mediterranean plant that is cooked and eaten as a vegetable

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