Sunflower definitions

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Any of several plants of the genus Helianthus of the composite family, especially H. annuus, having tall coarse stems and large, yellow-rayed flower heads that produce edible seeds rich in oil.
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A brilliant yellow to strong or vivid orange yellow.
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Any of a genus (Helianthus) of tall plants of the composite family, having large, yellow, daisylike flowers with yellow, brown, purple, or almost black disks containing edible seeds that yield an oil.
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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.
  • The commonly cultivated species, Helianthus annuus, a native of America.
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(colour) A bright yellow, like that of the flower petals.

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Origin of sunflower

sun +"Ž flower