globe artichoke

noun
1. Mediterranean thistlelike plant widely cultivated for its large edible flower head
Hypernyms: ↑vegetable
Member Holonyms: ↑Cynara, ↑genus Cynara
Part Meronyms: ↑artichoke
2. a thistlelike flower head with edible fleshy leaves and heart
Syn: ↑artichoke
Hypernyms: ↑vegetable, ↑veggie, ↑veg
Part Holonyms: ↑artichoke, ↑artichoke plant, ↑Cynara scolymus
Part Meronyms: ↑artichoke heart

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ˌglobe ˈartichoke [globe artichoke] noun
= artichoke (1)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • globe artichoke — n BrE an ↑artichoke …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • globe artichoke — n. ARTICHOKE (sense 1) …   English World dictionary

  • globe artichoke — noun count a round green vegetable in which the leaves grow in a ball shape on a tall stem …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • globe artichoke — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms globe artichoke : singular globe artichoke plural globe artichokes a round green vegetable in which the leaves grow in a ball shape on a tall stem …   English dictionary

  • globe artichoke — dygusis artišokas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos daržovinis, maistinis, vaistinis augalas (Cynara cardunculus), paplitęs šiaurės Afrikoje, pietų Europoje ir pietvakarių Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Cynara cardunculus angl.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • globe artichoke — globe artichokes see artichoke …   English dictionary

  • globe artichoke — globe′ ar tichoke n. pln artichoke 1) • Etymology: 1855–60; so called from the globose flower head …   From formal English to slang

  • globe artichoke — artichoke (defs. 1, 2). [1855 60; so called from the globose flower head] * * * …   Universalium

  • globe artichoke — noun Date: 1846 artichoke 1 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • globe artichoke — noun artichoke, Cynara scolymus …   Wiktionary

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