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n 1  :  a widely grown Old World composite herb (Carthamus tinctorius) that has large orange or red flower heads from which a red dyestuff is prepared and seeds rich in oil  2  :  a drug consisting of the dried florets of the safflower that has been used in medicine in place of saffron - called also carthamus  .

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