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Jerusalem

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Jerusalem artichoke
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English Definitions

Jerusalem
N
capital and largest city of the modern state of Israel (although its status as capital is disputed); it was captured from Jordan in 1967 in the Six Day War; a holy city for Jews and Christians and Muslims; was the capital of an ancient kingdom
Jerusalem artichoke
N
edible tuber of the Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke
N
tall perennial with hairy stems and leaves; widely cultivated for its large irregular edible tubers
Jerusalem artichoke
N
sunflower tuber eaten raw or boiled or sliced thin and fried as Saratoga chips
Jerusalem artichoke sunflower
N
tall perennial with hairy stems and leaves; widely cultivated for its large irregular edible tubers
Jerusalem cherry
N
small South American shrub cultivated as a houseplant for its abundant ornamental but poisonous red or yellow cherry-sized fruit
Jerusalem cricket
N
large wingless nocturnal grasshopper that burrows in loose soil along the Pacific coast of the United States
Jerusalem cross
N
a cross with equal arms, each terminating in a small crossbar
Jerusalem oak
N
Eurasian aromatic oak-leaved goosefoot with many yellow-green flowers; naturalized North America
Jerusalem sage
N
a spreading subshrub of Mediterranean regions cultivated for dense axillary whorls of purple or yellow flowers
Jerusalem thorn
N
thorny Eurasian shrub with dry woody winged fruit
Jerusalem thorn
N
spiny tree having dark red edible fruits
Jerusalem thorn
N
large shrub or shrubby tree having sharp spines and pinnate leaves with small deciduous leaflets and sweet-scented racemose yellow-orange flowers; grown as ornamentals or hedging or emergency food for livestock; tropical America but naturalized in southern United States
Jerusalem thorn
N
East Indian spiny tree having twice-pinnate leaves and yellow flowers followed by flat pods; source of black catechu
Jerusalem Warriors
N
ethnic Turkish Sunni terrorists who are linked with the Turkish Hizballah; killed a United States Air Force sergeant in 1991
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