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Jerusalem artichoke   /dʒərˈusələm ˈɑrtətʃˌoʊk/   Listen
Jerusalem artichoke

Edible tuber of the Jerusalem artichoke.
Tall perennial with hairy stems and leaves; widely cultivated for its large irregular edible tubers.  Synonyms: girasol, Helianthus tuberosus, Jerusalem artichoke sunflower.
Sunflower tuber eaten raw or boiled or sliced thin and fried as Saratoga chips.  Synonym: sunchoke.

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"Jerusalem artichoke" Quotes from Famous Books

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— The International Jewish Cook Book • Florence Kreisler Greenbaum

... the Sunflower before expanding be boiled, and eaten with butter, vinegar and pepper, after the manner of serving the Jerusalem Artichoke, they are exceeding pleasant meat, surpassing the artichoke moreover in provoking the desiderium veneris. The Chinese make their finest yellow dye from the Sunflower, which they worship because resembling ...
— Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure • William Thomas Fernie

Words linked to "Jerusalem artichoke" :   sunflower, Jerusalem artichoke sunflower, tuber, helianthus, root vegetable, sunchoke

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