safflower oil

noun

Definition of safflower oil

: an edible drying oil obtained from the seeds of the safflower

Examples of safflower oil in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Some good options include vegetable oil, canola oil, peanut oil, safflower oil, and extra-virgin olive oil. Jennifer Blair, chicagotribune.com, "The best electric deep fryer of 2020," 25 Sep. 2020 Good options include: canola oil, extra-virgin olive oil, safflower oil, peanut oil, and sesame oil. Audrey Bruno, SELF, "10 of the Healthiest Cooking Oils, Explained," 19 Aug. 2019 Add about 1 teaspoon of safflower oil then immediately add the chicken in a single, uncrowded layer. Jeanmarie Brownson, chicagotribune.com, "Weeknight chicken challenge met with a hot griddle and fast recipes," 11 Sep. 2019 For the study, researchers applied safflower oil to the skin of EFA-deficient rats for 15 days. A.a. Newton, SELF, "Do You Really Need to Put Fatty Acids on Your Face?," 28 Aug. 2019 For the carrots: In a cast iron skillet, heat safflower oil over medium-high heat. CBS News, "The Dish: Chef Anya Fernald shares her signature recipes," 24 Aug. 2019 In a blender, combine the cilantro, canola or safflower oil, vinegar, garlic, brown sugar (if using) and the remaining 1 teaspoon salt and puree until smooth. Joe Yonan, Washington Post, "If you hate a dry sandwich, this vegetable-packed, delectably messy ciabatta is for you," 4 Aug. 2019 Pour this mixture into a shallow bowl. 5. Put 2 tablespoons safflower oil into a skillet over medium-high heat. Ellise Pierce, star-telegram, "These veggie-packed wintertime recipes fill you up without weighing you down | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 21 Feb. 2018 Put 2 tablespoons of safflower oil in a large skillet, add the chard and stalks along with sea salt and pepper to taste and cook just until the chard begins to wilt, about 2 minutes. Ellise Pierce, star-telegram, "These veggie-packed wintertime recipes fill you up without weighing you down | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 21 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of safflower oil

circa 1857, in the meaning defined above

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“Safflower oil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/safflower%20oil. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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safflower oil

noun

Medical Definition of safflower oil

: an edible drying oil that is low in saturated fatty acids and is obtained from the seeds of the safflower

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