Definition of Chinese artichoke
: a hardy perennial (Stachys sieboldii) native to China and Japan that is cultivated for its crisp edible tubers eaten either raw or cooked —called also chorogi, crosnes, Japanese artichoke, knotroot
Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
- More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up Chinese artichoke? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).