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Noun: Jerusalem artichoke  ji'roo-su-lum 'aa(r)-ti,chowk
  1. Tall perennial with hairy stems and leaves; widely cultivated for its large irregular edible tubers
    - girasol, Jerusalem artichoke sunflower, Helianthus tuberosus
  2. Edible tuber of the Jerusalem artichoke
  3. Sunflower tuber eaten raw, boiled or sliced thin and fried as Saratoga chips
    - sunchoke

Derived forms: Jerusalem artichokes

Type of: helianthus, root vegetable, sunflower, tuber

Encyclopedia: Jerusalem artichoke