false saffron

noun
thistlelike Eurasian plant widely grown for its red or orange flower heads and seeds that yield a valuable oil
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Carthamus, ↑genus Carthamus
Substance Meronyms: ↑safflower oil
Part Meronyms: ↑safflower seed

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noun

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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