brown-eyed Susan

noun
brown-eyed Su·​san | \ˈbrau̇-ˌnīd-ˈsü-zᵊn \

Definition of brown-eyed Susan 

: a dark-centered coneflower (Rudbeckia triloba) of eastern North America often having tripartite lower leaves

First Known Use of brown-eyed Susan

1896, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for brown-eyed Susan

brown-eyed + Susan (as in black-eyed Susan)

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