Artichoke

Pronunciation of Artichoke  

English Meaning

The Cynara scolymus, a plant somewhat resembling a thistle, with a dilated, imbricated, and prickly involucre. The head (to which the name is also applied) is composed of numerous oval scales, inclosing the florets, sitting on a broad receptacle, which, with the fleshy base of the scales, is much esteemed as an article of food.

  1. A Mediterranean thistlelike plant (Cynara scolymus) in the composite family, having pinnately divided leaves and large discoid heads of bluish flowers.
  2. The edible, immature flower head of this plant. Also called globe artichoke.
  3. The Jerusalem artichoke.

   

The Usage is actually taken from the Verse(s) of English+Malayalam Holy Bible.

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