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SUNFLOWER SEED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does sunflower seed mean? 

SUNFLOWER SEED (noun)
  The noun SUNFLOWER SEED has 1 sense:

1. edible seed of sunflowers; used as food and poultry feed and as a source of oil

  Familiarity information: SUNFLOWER SEED used as a noun is very rare.


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SUNFLOWER SEED (noun)


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Meaning:

Edible seed of sunflowers; used as food and poultry feed and as a source of oil

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Hypernyms ("sunflower seed" is a kind of...):

edible seed (many are used as seasoning)

Meronyms (substance of "sunflower seed"):

sunflower oil; sunflower-seed oil (oil from sunflower seeds)

Holonyms ("sunflower seed" is a part of...):

common sunflower; Helianthus annuus; mirasol (annual sunflower grown for silage and for its seeds which are a source of oil; common throughout United States and much of North America)


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