Entry from US English dictionary
The hard-shelled edible seed of a plant of the daisy family, yielding an oil used in cooking and margarine.
- ‘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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