safflower oil


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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web However, oil paint, which uses linseed or safflower oil instead of water, also has drawbacks, including being more susceptible to color darkening and damage caused by exposure to light. Jacopo Prisco, CNN, 28 Mar. 2023 Because of this, this product is incredibly rich in nourishing botanicals (sunflower oil, palm oil, jojoba oil, and safflower oil) and highly effective organic ingredients, which will soften your skin, fight the appearance of wrinkles, and even out your skin tone. Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 30 Sep. 2022 This oil is a pleasing composition of shea butter, vitamin E, and safflower oil. Dallas News, 30 Nov. 2022 It’s formulated with oats and safflower oil, which soothe and moisturize your pup’s skin to ease redness, irritation, and swelling. The Salt Lake Tribune, 31 Oct. 2022 The Venison & Squash formula also includes both safflower oil and fish oil, as well. Dallas News, 21 Dec. 2022 This natural, non-stimulating supplement is made from safflower oil and has been shown to help with weight management and body fat loss while preserving muscle gain. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 10 Nov. 2022 Turkey-frying aficionados all swear by peanut oil or safflower oil. Bradley Ford, Popular Mechanics, 18 Nov. 2022 And the bulk of two key formula ingredients — high-oleic sunflower and safflower oil — is stuck behind the front lines in Ukraine. Sonja Sharpstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 19 May 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1857, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of safflower oil was circa 1857

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“Safflower oil.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2023.

Kids Definition

safflower oil

: a polyunsaturated edible oil obtained from the seeds of the safflower

Medical Definition

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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