sunflower seed

noun
edible seed of sunflowers; used as food and poultry feed and as a source of oil
Hypernyms: ↑edible seed
Part Holonyms: ↑common sunflower, ↑mirasol, ↑Helianthus annuus
Substance Meronyms: ↑sunflower oil, ↑sunflower-seed oil

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Sunflower seed — Left: dehulled kernel. Right: Whole seed with hull The sunflower seed is the fruit of the sunflower (Helianthus annuus). The term sunflower seed is actually a misnomer when applied to the seed in its pericarp (hull). Botanically speaking, it is… …   Wikipedia

  • sunflower-seed oil — noun oil from sunflower seeds • Syn: ↑sunflower oil • Hypernyms: ↑vegetable oil, ↑oil • Substance Holonyms: ↑sunflower seed * * * noun see s …   Useful english dictionary

  • sunflower seed weevil — noun : any of several weevils (genus Desmoris) with larvae that feed and develop in sunflower seeds …   Useful english dictionary

  • sunflower seed oil — Oil from the seeds of Helianthus annuus (family Compositae); the glycerides consist mainly of the mixed triglycerides, each containing one or two linoleic acid radicals; used as a food, and in dietary supplements …   Medical dictionary

  • extracted sunflower seed — išlukštentų saulėgrąžų rupiniai statusas Aprobuotas sritis pašarai apibrėžtis Šalutinis aliejaus gamybos produktas, gaunamas ekstrahuojant išlukštentas saulėgrąžas. atitikmenys: angl. extracted sunflower seed; sunflower cake vok. Sonnenblumenex… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Sunflower oil — is the non volatile oil expressed from sunflower ( Helianthus annuus ) seeds. Sunflower oil is commonly used in food as a frying oil, and in cosmetic formulations as an emollient. Composition Sunflower oil contains predominantly linoleic acid in… …   Wikipedia

  • sunflower oil — noun oil from sunflower seeds • Syn: ↑sunflower seed oil • Hypernyms: ↑vegetable oil, ↑oil • Substance Holonyms: ↑sunflower seed * * * noun or …   Useful english dictionary

  • sunflower — /sun flow euhr/, n. 1. any of various composite plants of the genus Helianthus, as H. annuus, having showy, yellow rayed flower heads often 12 in. (30 cm) wide, and edible seeds that yield an oil with a wide variety of uses: the state flower of… …   Universalium

  • sunflower cake — išlukštentų saulėgrąžų rupiniai statusas Aprobuotas sritis pašarai apibrėžtis Šalutinis aliejaus gamybos produktas, gaunamas ekstrahuojant išlukštentas saulėgrąžas. atitikmenys: angl. extracted sunflower seed; sunflower cake vok. Sonnenblumenex… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • sunflower oil cake — noun : the residual cake remaining after the expression of oil from sunflower seed and used chiefly as a cattle feed …   Useful english dictionary

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