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Meaning of “safflower” in the English Dictionary

"safflower" in British English

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safflowernoun [C]

uk   /ˈsæ.flaʊər/  us   /-flaʊr/
a ​plant with ​leaves that have ​sharppoints, 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)
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