Meaning of “safflower” in the English Dictionary

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"safflower" in British English

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safflowernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsæf.laʊər/ us /ˈsæf.laʊ.ɚ/

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.

(Definition of “safflower” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)