carthamine


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carthamine

(ˈkɑːθəmɪn)
n
a yellow or red dye obtained from safflower
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Flowers contain two colouring substances: carthamine and isocarthamine.
Enhancing effect of UV light on accumulation of carthamine in dyer's saffron florets.