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sunflower

noun sun·flow·er \-ˌfla(-ə)r\

: a tall plant that has very large yellow flowers and that produces seeds which can be eaten

Full Definition of SUNFLOWER

:  any of a genus (Helianthus, especially H. annuus) of New World composite plants with large yellow-rayed flower heads bearing edible seeds that yield an edible oil

First Known Use of SUNFLOWER

1597
SUNFLOWER Defined for Kids

sunflower

noun sun·flow·er \ˈsən-ˌfla-ər\

Definition of SUNFLOWER for Kids

:  a tall plant often grown for its large flower heads with brown center and yellow petals or for its edible oily seeds
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