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saffron

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Saffron threads used as a culinary seasoning.
The saffron crocus plant.

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Etymology

Old French safran < Medieval Latin safranum < from Arabic زَعْفَرَان

Noun

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saffron

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s

saffron (s)
  1. The saffron crocus plant, Crocus sativus.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A seasoning made from the stigma of the saffron plant.
  3. A dye made from the stigma of the saffron plant.
  4. (color) An orange-yellow colour. The color of a lion.
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Adjective

saffron

  1. (color) Having a orange-yellow colour.

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