Definition of Globe artichoke

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

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

2. Noun. A thistlelike flower head with edible fleshy leaves and heart.
Exact synonyms: Artichoke
Generic synonyms: Veg, Vegetable, Veggie
Terms within: Artichoke Heart
Group relationships: Artichoke, Artichoke Plant, Cynara Scolymus

Definition of Globe artichoke

1. Noun. artichoke, ''Cynara scolymus'' ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Globe Artichoke

globe amaranth
globe artichoke (current term)
globe cell anaemia
globe daisy
globe flower
globe lily
globe mallow
globe of eye
globe pepper
globe thistle
globe trotter
globe trotters

Literary usage of Globe artichoke

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"The globe artichoke is prized as a vegetable, especially in Europe. Though long known in the United States, it has never become generally used. ..."

2. The American Gardener's Calendar: Adapted to the Climate and Seasons of the by Bernard M'Mahon, John Jay Smith (1857)
"The leaves of the globe artichoke are of a bluer cast, with more and deeper jags on ... The color of the fruit, in the red variety of the globe artichoke, ..."

3. Diseases of Truck Crops and Their Control by Jacob Joseph Taubenhaus (1918)
"DISEASE OF ARTICHOKE, GLOBE (Cynara scolymus) The globe artichoke is little cultivated and very little known to the people of the United States. ..."

4. A Practical Guide to Garden Plants by John Weathers (1901)
"The globe artichoke enjoys a rich well-drained sandy loam in open sunny and sheltered ... The heads of the globe artichoke if allowed to develop flowers are ..."

5. Garden Farming by Lee Cleveland Corbett (1913)
"The globe artichoke is not common in American gardens outside of California and the South Atlantic and Gulf States, and even there it is cultivated only to ..."

6. May Byron's Vegetable Book: Containing Over 750 Recipes for the Cooking and by May Clarissa Gillington Byron (1916)
"The globe artichoke—BO little grown nowadays, regarded as a rarity and a ... The Greeks and Romans were enjoying the globe artichoke while the humble ..."

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