Definition of turnsole in English:


Syllabification: turn·sole
Pronunciation: /ˈtərnˌsōl


A Mediterranean plant of the spurge family, whose flowers are said to turn with the sun.
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  • The following is a construction guide for anyone who wishes to make a pair of authentic turnsoles.


late Middle English: from Old French tournesole, based on Latin tornare (see turn) + sol 'sun'.

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