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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 car·doon /kɑrˈdun/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Car·doon n.  Bot. A large herbaceous plant (Cynara Cardunculus) related to the artichoke; -- used in cookery and as a salad.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: southern European plant having spiny leaves and purple
           flowers cultivated for its edible leafstalks and roots
           [syn: Cynara cardunculus]
      2: only parts eaten are roots and especially stalks (blanched
         and used as celery); related to artichokes