noun straw·flow·er \ˈstr-ˌfla(-ə)r\

Definition of STRAWFLOWER

:  any of several plants having everlasting flowers; especially :  an Australian composite herb (Helichrysum bracteatum) widely cultivated for its brightly colored flower heads in which papery bracts resembling ray flowers surround a central disk

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First Known Use of STRAWFLOWER

circa 1922


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