THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Words nearby Jerusalem artichoke
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British Dictionary definitions for Jerusalem artichoke
a North American sunflower, Helianthus tuberosus, widely cultivated for its underground edible tubers
the tuber of this plant, which is cooked and eaten as a vegetable
Word Origin for Jerusalem artichoke
C17: by folk etymology from Italian girasole articiocco; see girasol
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