a thistlelike composite plant, Carthamus tinctorius, native to the Old World, having finely toothed leaves and large, orange-red flower heads.
its dried florets, used medicinally or as a red dyestuff.
a thistle-like Eurasian annual plant, Carthamus tinctorius, having large heads of orange-yellow flowers and yielding a dye and an oil used in paints, medicines, etc: family Asteraceae (composites)
a red dye used for cotton and for colouring foods and cosmetics, or a drug obtained from the florets of this plant
noun 1. an oil expressed or extracted fromsafflower seeds, used in cooking, as a salad oil, and as a vehicle for medicines, paints, varnishes, etc.
noun 1. Also called vegetable gold. a crocus, Crocus sativus, having showy purple flowers. 2. an orange-colored condiment consisting of its dried stigmas, used to color and flavor foods. 3. Also, saffron yellow. a yellowish-orange color. noun 1. an Old World crocus, Crocus sativus, having purple or white flowers with orange stigmas 2. the dried […]
noun 1. a seaport in W central Morocco, on the Atlantic Ocean coast. noun 1. a port in W Morocco, 170 km (105 miles) northwest of Marrakech, to which it is the nearest port. Pop: 470 000 (2003)
noun 1. a river flowing from NW Iran into the Caspian Sea. 450 miles (725 km) long. noun 1. a river in N Iran, flowing northeast to a delta on the Caspian Sea. Length: about 785 km (490 miles)