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An Asian plant of the mint family, cultivated for its edible tubers.
- ‘The Chinese artichoke tuber is small, typically 5 cm long.’
- ‘Crosnes, also known as Chinese artichokes or chorogi, are a gourmet sensation at upscale restaurants and greengrocers, and they're not to be missed by adventurous eaters and market gardeners alike.’
- ‘It's related to neither the Jerusalem nor Chinese artichoke, both of which are grown for their tubers.’
- ‘The portions of Jerusalem artichoke to Chinese artichoke balance of mixture depends on people's taste.’
- ‘Sometimes Jerusalem artichokes are confused with tiny Chinese artichokes which are imported from France.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.