Definition of saffron noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    saffron

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈsæfrən//
     
    , NAmE//ˈsæfrɑn//
     
    [uncountable]
     
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  1. 1a bright yellow spice made from crocus flowers, used in cooking to give color and flavor to food
  2. 2a bright orange-yellow color
saffronadjective
 
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Buddhist monks in saffron robes