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coneflower

[kohn-flou-er] /ˈkoʊnˌflaʊ ər/
noun
1.
any of several composite plants of Rudbeckia, Echinacea, and other genera, having flowers usually with yellow rays and a brown or black disk.
2.
any of various allied plants, as the prairie coneflower.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20, Americanism; cone + flower
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British Dictionary definitions for cone-flower

coneflower

/ˈkəʊnˌflaʊə/
noun
1.
any North American plant of the genera Rudbeckia, Ratibida, and Echinacea, which have rayed flowers with a conelike centre: family Asteraceae (composites) See also black-eyed Susan
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