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English definition of “globe artichoke”

globe artichoke

noun [C]    
a plant with a round mass of pointed parts like leaves surrounding its flower that are eaten as a vegetableTypes of vegetablePlants in general
(Definition of globe artichoke noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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