Meaning of “sunflower” in the English Dictionary

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"sunflower" in British English

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sunflowernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsʌnˌflaʊər/ us /ˈsʌnˌflaʊ.ɚ/

a plant, usually having a very tall stem and a single large, round, flat, yellow flower, with many long, thin, narrow petals close together

(Definition of “sunflower” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sunflower" in American English

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sunflowernoun [ C ]

us /ˈsʌnˌflɑʊ·ər, -flɑʊər/

a tall plant having a large, round, flat, yellow flower whose seeds can be eaten or used to make cooking oil

(Definition of “sunflower” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)