Definitions for safflower oil

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

saf′flower oil`(n.)

  1. an oil from safflower seeds used in cooking and in medicines, paints, and varnishes.

Origin of safflower oil:

1855–60

Princeton's WordNet

  1. safflower oil(noun)

    oil from safflower seeds used as food as well as in medicines and paints

  2. safflower oil(noun)

    oil from seeds of the safflower plant

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Safflower Oil

    An oily liquid extracted from the seeds of the safflower, Carthamus tinctorius. It is used as a dietary supplement in the management of HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA. It is used also in cooking, as a salad oil, and as a vehicle for medicines, paints, varnishes, etc. (Dorland, 28th ed & Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)

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