IPA: sˈæfrʌn


  • The plant Crocus sativus, a crocus.
  • A spice (seasoning) and colouring agent made from the stigma and part of the style of the plant, sometimes or formerly also used as a dye and insect repellent.
  • An orange-yellow colour, the colour of a lion's pelt.
  • A female given name from English; a rare flower name from the saffron.


  • To add saffron to (a food), for taste, colour etc.
  • To give a saffron colour to (something).
  • To dye (a fabric, garment, etc.) with a saffron-based dye.
  • To colour (a metal or wooden surface) with a gilding product containing saffron.
  • (figuratively) To embellish.


  • Having an orange-yellow colour.

Examples of "saffron" in Sentences

  • What is saffron used for
  • The color of the Royal Flag is saffron.
  • Qaen is also called the city of saffron.
  • The problem is not only with the saffron.
  • This article covers the history of saffron.
  • It is also one of the biggest producers of saffron.
  • They manufacture saffron and sell it to other countries.
  • It is one of the most important producers of saffron in Iran.
  • Iran is the largest producer of zereshk and saffron in the world.
  • It is the constituent primarily responsible for the aroma of saffron.

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