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kor doohn

  • n  southern European plant having spiny leaves and purple flowers cultivated for its edible leafstalks and roots
  • n  only parts eaten are roots and especially stalks (blanched and used as celery); related to artichokes

  • Each formthe ribbed curves of the cardoon stalks, the fleshy convolutions of the hanging cabbage, the ragged lace of the lettuceis rendered with breathtaking economy.
  • He says yes, and he proves it one day at Babbo when he gets in a quiver over a cardoon (sort of a cross between celery and artichoke).

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