topinambur

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Noun[edit]

topinambur m

  1. Jerusalem artichoke

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Etymology[edit]

From French topinambour, from Old Tupi Tupinamba, the name of a South American tribe where the plant was thought to have originated.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /to.pi.namˈbur/
  • Hyphenation: to‧pi‧nam‧bùr

Noun[edit]

topinambur m (invariable)

  1. (botany) Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus)
    Hypernym: elianto
  2. Jerusalem artichoke (tuber)
    Synonyms: carciofo di Gerusalemme, girasole del Canada, patata del Canada, rapa tedesca, tartufo di canna, tartufolo (Tuscany)

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