black–eyed Susan

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noun black–eyed Su·san \-ˈsü-zən\

Definition of black–eyed Susan

  1. :  a North American coneflower (Rudbeckia hirta synonym R. serotina) having flower heads with deep yellow to orange rays and dark conical disks

1884

First Known Use of black–eyed susan

1884


BLACK–EYED SUSAN Defined for English Language Learners

black–eyed Susan

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noun black–eyed Su·san \-ˈsü-zən\

Definition of black–eyed Susan for English Language Learners

  • : a North American flower with yellow or orange petals and a dark center


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