Translation of artichoke in Spanish:

artichoke

Pronunciation: /ˈɑːrtətʃəʊk; ˈɑːtɪtʃəʊk/

n (globe artichoke)

  • 1.1 alcachofa (f), alcaucil (m) (RPl) (before n) artichoke hearts corazones (mpl) de alcachofa or (RPl) de alcaucil
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    • Unlike their larger siblings, whose higher placement on the stalk exposes them to the sun, baby artichokes are rendered entirely edible with just a little trimming.
    • We ordered the white asparagus and morel soufflé in a globe artichoke with truffle beurre blanc.
    • It's what remained after I had enjoyed a particularly good globe artichoke.
    1.2
    (Jerusalem artichoke)
    aguaturma (f), pataca (f)

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