Jerusalem artichoke

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Jerusalem artichoke sunflower tuber eaten raw or boiled or sliced thin and fried as Saratoga chips
    • n Jerusalem artichoke tall perennial with hairy stems and leaves; widely cultivated for its large irregular edible tubers
    • n Jerusalem artichoke edible tuber of the Jerusalem artichoke
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Jerusalem artichoke (Bot) An American plant, a perennial species of sunflower (Helianthus tuberosus), whose tubers are sometimes used as food
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Jerusalem artichoke a totally different plant, a species of sunflower, bearing tubers like those of the potato, Jerusalem being a corr. of It. girasole ('turn-sun'), sunflower. By a quibble on Jerusalem, the soup made from it is called Palestine soup
    • Jerusalem artichoke . See Artichoke, Pony.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Perh. a corrupt. of It. girasolei.e., sunflower, or turnsole. See Gyre Solar

Usage

In literature:

Why such a thing as sex, when the tuber of the Jerusalem artichoke can do without it?
"The Life of the Fly" by J. Henri Fabre
JERUSALEM ARTICHOKES are tubers belonging to the sunflower family.
"Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 2" by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
For instance, Palestine soup is really a puree of Jerusalem artichokes; ordinary pea soup is a puree of split peas.
"Cassell's Vegetarian Cookery" by A. G. Payne
Jerusalem Artichoke: phosphates, sixteen; potash, sixty-five.
"The Culture of Vegetables and Flowers From Seeds and Roots, 16th Edition" by Sutton and Sons
The Jerusalem artichoke is a genuine tuber something like a potato.
"Vaughan's Vegetable Cook Book (4th edition)" by Anonymous
The Jerusalem Artichoke is a hardy perennial.
"The Field and Garden Vegetables of America" by Fearing Burr
The petals of Jerusalem artichoke and St.-John's-wort dyed yellow.
"Home Life in Colonial Days" by Alice Morse Earle
Its taste is insipid, with a slight sweetness somewhat resembling the crumb of wheaten bread mixed with a Jerusalem artichoke.
"Captain Cook" by W.H.G. Kingston
It resembles very much the Jerusalem artichoke, but it is longer and slimmer.
"The Forest Exiles" by Mayne Reid
It resembles very much the Jerusalem artichoke, but it is longer and slimmer.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
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In news:

Recipe for Potato and Jerusalem Artichoke Latkes.
Starters include Jerusalem-artichoke velouté with black-truffle crème fraîche.
4 Jerusalem artichoke s 1 Tbs butter, melted Salt and freshly ground black pepper.
Sunchokes (also known as Jerusalem artichokes) are the edible tubers of a particular species of sunflower.
It's called a Jerusalem artichoke but it's not an artichoke, and it isn't native to the Middle East.
Sunchokes (also known as Jerusalem artichokes) are the edible tubers of a particular species of sunflower.
It was February and topinambour, or sunchokes (Jerusalem artichokes), were prolific in the open markets.
A pile of sunchokes , the sexed-up name for Jerusalem artichokes.
Also known as a Jerusalem artichoke, sunchokes are the tuberous root of the sunchoke plant, a relative of sunflowers.
Jerusalem artichokes are also known as sunchokes, or American artichokes , and are not related botanically to green or globe artichokes .
Jerusalem artichokes are grown from tubers, rather than seeds, and our tubers were a gift from a friend's garden.
The good thing about hankering after latkes in mid-October is that the ground hasn't frozen yet, so it is still possible to dig up some of the feral Jerusalem artichokes that grow along the fence that protects our strawberry beds from Maisie.
Jerusalem Artichoke Hummus with Spiced Oil.
It is a rib, slow-cooked to fall off the bone, served with Jerusalem artichokes and peeled sections of orange.
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