Definition of cardoon
: a large perennial Mediterranean plant (Cynara cardunculus) related to the artichoke and cultivated for its edible root and petioles; also : the root and petioles
Origin of cardoon
French cardon, from Late Latin cardon-, cardo thistle, from cardus, from Latin carduus thistle, cardoon
First Known Use: 1611
Rhymes with cardoon
aswoon, attune, baboon, balloon, bassoon, blue moon, buffoon, Calhoun, Cancún, cartoon, cocoon, commune, doubloon, dragoon, festoon, fine-tune, forenoon, full moon, gaboon, gadroon, galloon, Gudrun, half-moon, harpoon, high noon, immune, impugn, jargoon, jejune, Kowloon, Kunlun, lagoon, lampoon, lardoon, Maine coon, maroon, monsoon, Neptune, new moon, oppugn, Pashtun, patroon, platoon, poltroon, pontoon, premune, puccoon, quadroon, ratoon, repugn, rough-hewn, saloon, Sassoon, shalloon, soupspoon, spittoon, spontoon, teaspoon, tribune, triune, tuchun, tycoon, typhoon, untune, Walloon
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