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- n. edible seed of sunflowers; used as food and poultry feed and as a source of oil
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Conveniently, and for a reason that I – untutored in the profundities of theology – shall not presume to fathom, sunflower seed oil was deemed to be exempt from this prohibition.
The birchbark containers were set off to the side to cool until the sunflower seed butter congealed.