1. [ noun ] (food) dried pungent stigmas of the Old World saffron crocus
Related terms: flavorer
2. [ noun ] (botany) Old World crocus having purple or white flowers with aromatic pungent orange stigmas used in flavoring food
Synonyms: Crocus_sativus saffron_crocus
Related terms: crocus
3. [ noun ] (color) a shade of yellow tinged with orange
Synonyms: orange_yellow
Related terms: yellow ocher
Similar spelling:   Safran