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English definition of “safflower”

safflower

noun [C]     /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 .Groups of crop plants and economic plantsFats and oils in food and cooking
(Definition of safflower noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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