Definition of sunflower seed in English:

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sunflower seed

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

The hard-shelled edible seed of a plant of the daisy family, yielding an oil used in cooking and margarine.
Example sentences
  • ‘Look for products with panthenol and vegetable proteins that strengthen hair, and grape seed extract and sunflower seed extract that offer color protection,’ she says.
  • As a result, global prices for soymeal, rape seed and sunflower seed have been jumping.
  • Many natural- and gourmet-food markets also carry almond, macadamia, Brazil nut, pistachio, cashew, pumpkin seed, hazelnut and sunflower seed butters.

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Syllabification: sun·flow·er seed

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