Definition of sunflower in English:

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sunflower

Pronunciation: /ˈsʌnflaʊə/

noun

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A tall North American plant of the daisy family, with very large golden-rayed flowers. Sunflowers are cultivated for their edible seeds, which are an important source of oil for cooking and margarine.
  • Helianthus annus, family Compositae.
Example sentences
  • And a farmer would find that planting peas before sunflowers promises the highest sunflower yield - 1,490 pounds an acre.
  • Other crops include alfalfa, wheat, grapes, sunflowers, safflower, and walnuts.
  • The owner clearly knows what she likes for she has given the entire space over to two species planted in tubs, sunflowers and tomatoes.

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