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girasole

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noun gir·a·sole \ˈjir-ə-ˌsȯl, -ˌsōl, -ˌsäl\

Definition of girasole

  1. 1 :  jerusalem artichoke

  2. 2 usually girasol :  an opal of varying color that gives out fiery reflections in bright light



Variants of girasole

also

girasol

Origin and Etymology of girasole

Italian girasole sunflower, from girare + sole sun, from Latin sol — more at solar


First Known Use: circa 1586


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