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crosne (plural crosnes)
- A vegetable, Stachys affinis, the Chinese artichoke.
2007 April 25, “Dining Briefs”, in New York Times:
- Kumquat and crosnes round out the dish, fulfilling the apparent fancy restaurant obligation to marshal off-the-beaten-path ingredients.
From Crosnes, the French village where the plants were first grown natively.
crosne m (plural crosnes)