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gir·a·sol  audio  (jr-sôl, -sl, -sl) KEY 

NOUN:
  1. also gir·o·sol See fire opal.
  2. also gir·a·sole See Jerusalem artichoke.

ETYMOLOGY:
Italian girasole, sunflower, opal : girare, to turn ; see girandole + sole, sun (from Latin sl; see swel- in Indo-European roots)


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