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1. safflower

noun. ['ˈsæˌflaʊɝ'] thistlelike Eurasian plant widely grown for its red or orange flower heads and seeds that yield a valuable oil.

Synonyms

  • herbaceous plant
  • herb
  • Carthamus tinctorius
  • Carthamus
  • safflower oil
  • false saffron
  • genus Carthamus

Etymology

  • safleur (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • اصفر (Arabic)

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Words that Rhyme with Safflower

  • belflower
  • bellflower
  • cauliflower
  • coneflower
  • cornflower
  • fillauer
  • mayflower
  • sunflower
  • wallflower
  • wildflower

Example sentences of the word safflower


1. Adjective, comparative
Your dog will not derive any use from eating safflower bird seed.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Be sure to store your supply of safflower and other bird seed out of your dog's reach.

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