- an edible plant related to the thistle
Etymology: From northern dialectal articiocco, alteration of arcicioffo, from Old Spanish alcarchofa, from Arabic (ARchar, ÙÙÙ, ÙÙÙÙ) (al-qarÅÅf) "artichoke".
- Dutch: artisjok
- French: artichaut
- German: Artischocke
- Italian: carciofo
- Spanish: alcachofa , alcaucil (italbrac, Argentina, Southern Spain), alcacil (italbrac, Southeastern Spain)
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