Definition of Jerusalem artichoke
: a perennial sunflower (Helianthus tuberosus) of the United States and Canada widely cultivated for its tubers that are used as a vegetable and as a livestock feed; also : its tubers
Origin of jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem by folk etymology from Italian girasole girasole
First Known Use: 1639
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