Round green vegetable with edible buds and leaves. Spanish “alcarchofa” < Arabic “al-karsufa” < “al”=the + “karsufa.”

Being rich; having wealth. Latin “affluens”=flowing freely < “affluere”=to flow < “af-“=away + “fluere”=to flow.

A strong fence made of upright posts. Middle French “palissade” < Latin “palus”=stake, wooden post.

A quick, witty reply.. French “riposte”=a return thrust in fencing < Italian “riposta”= a reply < Latin “respondere”=to reply.

Causing or promoting peace – particularly in a theological sense. Greek “eirinikos” < ” eirini”=peace.

A strong, foul, unpleasant smell. Old English “stenc”=smell < Germanic “*stinkw-“

Related the countryside and country life. Latin “bucolicus” < Greek “boukolikos”=herdmans < “bous”=ox.

Speech or article praising full of praise. Latin “panegyricus”=public eulogy < Greek “pan”=all + “aguris”=an assembly.

Part of a shoe that covers the upper front of the foot. Old Frennch “avanpiĆ©” < “avant”=before + “piĆ©”=foot.

Pig fat used for cooking. Old French “lard”=bacon < Latin “lardum”=fat < Greek “larinos”=fat < “laros”=pleasant to taste.