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safflower

noun [C] uk   /ˈsæ.flaʊər/ us    /-flaʊr/
a plant with leaves that have sharp points, and seeds that are used for making an oil used in cooking: Safflower oil is low in the sort of fats that are considered to be bad for people's health.
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