Cynara

noun
Cyn·​a·​ra | \ ˈsinərə \

Definition of Cynara

: a genus of herbs (family Compositae) having pinnatifid spiny leaves and large flower heads with fleshy receptacles — see artichoke, cardoon

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Other Words from Cynara

cynaraceous \ ¦⸗⸗¦rāshəs \ adjective
cynareous \ sə̇ˈna(a)rēəs \ adjective
cynaroid \ ˈsinəˌrȯid \ adjective

History and Etymology for Cynara

New Latin, from Greek kynara, kinara, a kind of artichoke

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“Cynara.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cynara. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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