Synonyms
Etymology

1. sunflower

noun. ['ˈsʌnˌflaʊɝ'] any plant of the genus Helianthus having large flower heads with dark disk florets and showy yellow rays.

Synonyms

  • Helianthus angustifolius
  • Jerusalem artichoke
  • Maximilian's sunflower
  • showy sunflower
  • mirasol
  • Helianthus maximilianii
  • Helianthus giganteus
  • Helianthus annuus
  • Helianthus petiolaris
  • flower
  • Helianthus laetiflorus
  • common sunflower
  • giant sunflower
  • girasol
  • Indian potato
  • genus Helianthus
  • helianthus
  • prairie sunflower
  • tall sunflower
  • Helianthus tuberosus
  • Jerusalem artichoke sunflower

Etymology

  • flower (English)
  • flour (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sun (English)
  • sunne (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Sunflower

  • belflower
  • bellflower
  • cauliflower
  • coneflower
  • cornflower
  • fillauer
  • mayflower
  • safflower
  • wallflower
  • wildflower

Sentences with sunflower


1. Verb, base form
The sprouts they taste similar to sunflower seed sprouts and are a nutritious addition to sandwiches and salads.

2. Adjective, comparative
As a cooking oil, sunflower oil has a delicate taste and is good for frying and baking.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Corn grows very tall, so it doesn't have to compete with sunflower plants for sunlight.

2. sunflower-seed_oil

noun. oil from sunflower seeds.

Synonyms

  • sunflower oil
  • vegetable oil
  • sunflower seed

Antonyms

  • uncover
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