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sunburst

sunburst

noun, sun·burst often attributive \ˈsən-ˌbərst\

Definition of SUNBURST

1
:  a flash of sunlight especially through a break in clouds
2
a :  a jeweled brooch representing a sun surrounded by rays
b :  a design in the form of rays diverging from a central point

First Known Use of SUNBURST

1816

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