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brown-eyed Susan

[ broun-ahyd ]
/ ˈbraʊnˌaɪd /
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noun
a composite plant, Rudbeckia triloba, of the southeastern U.S., having a single flower with yellow rays darkening to an orange orbrown at the base and a brownish-black disk.
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Origin of brown-eyed Susan

An Americanism dating back to 1905–10
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