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saf•flow•er



Pronunciation: (saf'lou"ur), [key]
n.
1. a thistlelike composite plant, Carthamus tinctorius, native to the Old World, having finely toothed leaves and large, orange-red flower heads.
2. its dried florets, used medicinally or as a red dyestuff.

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