sunflower

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a sunflower - Helianthus annuus

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sun +‎ flower

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sunflower (plural sunflowers)

  1. Any plant of the genus Helianthus, so called probably from the form and color of its floral head, having the form of a large disk surrounded by yellow ray flowers
    1. The commonly cultivated species, Helianthus annuus, a native of America.
  2. (colour) a bright yellow, like that of the flower petals.
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