[hee-lee-an-thuh s] /ˌhi liˈæn θəs/

noun, plural helianthuses.
any composite plant of the genus Helianthus, comprising the sunflowers.
noun (pl) -thuses
any plant of the genus Helianthus, such as the sunflower and Jerusalem artichoke, typically having large yellow daisy-like flowers with yellow, brown, or purple centres: family Asteraceae (composites)


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