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"sunflower" in British English

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sunflowernoun [C]

uk   /ˈsʌnˌflaʊər/  us   /-ˌflaʊr/
a ​plant, usually having a very ​tallstem and a ​singlelarge, round, ​flat, ​yellowflower, with many ​long, ​thin, ​narrow petalsclose 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 ​tallplant having a ​large, round, ​flat, ​yellowflower whose ​seeds can be ​eaten or used to make ​cookingoil
(Definition of sunflower from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sunflower”
in Chinese (Simplified) 向日葵…
in Turkish ayçiçeği…
in Russian подсолнечник…
in Chinese (Traditional) 向日葵…
in Polish słonecznik…
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