Definition of Artichoke plant

1. Noun. Mediterranean thistlelike plant widely cultivated for its large edible flower head.

Exact synonyms: Artichoke, Cynara Scolymus, Globe Artichoke
Terms within: Artichoke, Globe Artichoke
Group relationships: Cynara, Genus Cynara
Generic synonyms: Vegetable



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Artichoke Plant

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artichoke
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artichoke heart
artichoke plant (current term)
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article of commerce
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Literary usage of Artichoke plant

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1. Transactions of the Agricultural and Horticultural Society of India by Agricultural & Horticultural Society of India (1836)
"Mode of cultivating the artichoke plant. In the last week of August, sow the seed in pots, and shelter them from the rain. One month after transplant them ..."

2. Luther Burbank: His Methods and Discoveries and Their Practical Application by Luther Burbank, John Whitson, Robert John, Henry Smith Williams, Luther Burbank Society (1914)
"THE CARDOON The young stems and leaves of the artichoke plant itself are sometimes eaten in Europe. It is necessary to blanch them by covering, ..."

3. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Country Gentlemen (1878)
"... heads left large for bottoms on an artichoke plant, will exhaust it more than a dozen and a half of heads cut when young to be sent as dishes to table. ..."

4. Luther Burbank: His Methods and Discoveries and Their Practical Application by Luther Burbank, John Whitson, Robert John, Henry Smith Williams, Luther Burbank Society (1914)
"THE CARDOON The young stems and leaves of the artichoke plant itself are sometimes eaten in Europe. It is necessary to blanch them by covering, ..."

5. How Plants are Trained to Work for Man by Luther Burbank (1921)
"... The young stems and leaves of the artichoke plant itself are sometimes eaten in Europe. It is necessary to blanch them by covering, somewhat after the ..."

6. Traditions of the Arikara by George Amos Dorsey (1904)
"51. THE COYOTE AND THE ARTICHOKE.* The Coyote was going along through thick timber. He saw an artichoke plant, which he dug up. He asked it its name. ..."

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