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sunflower

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noun sun·flow·er \-ˌflau̇(-ə)r\

Simple Definition of sunflower

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

Full Definition of sunflower

  1. :  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

1597

First Known Use of sunflower

1597


SUNFLOWER Defined for Kids

sunflower

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noun sun·flow·er \ˈsən-ˌflau̇-ər\

Definition of sunflower

  1. :  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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