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cardoon (plural cardoons)
- Cynara cardunculus, a prickly perennial plant related to the artichoke which has leaf stalks eaten as a vegetable.
2001, Clifford A. Wright, Mediterranean Vegetables: A Cook's ABC of Vegetables and Their Preparation:
- In the sixteenth century, Ruellius speaks of the cardoon as a food that was appreciated as asparagus is today.