Saffrony Saf"fron*y, a. Having a color somewhat like saffron; yellowish. --Lord (1630). [1913 Webster]

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  • saffrony — adjective yellowish; of the color saffron See Also: saffron, saffroned …   Wiktionary

  • saffrony — saf·frony …   English syllables

  • saffrony — nē adjective : yellowish …   Useful english dictionary

  • saffron — noun 1》 an orange yellow spice used for flavouring and colouring food, made from the dried stigmas of a crocus. 2》 (also saffron crocus) an autumn flowering crocus with reddish purple flowers that yields this spice. [Crocus sativus.] Derivatives… …   English new terms dictionary

  • saffron — n. & adj. n. 1 an orange flavouring and food colouring made from the dried stigmas of the crocus, Crocus sativus. 2 the colour of this. 3 = meadow saffron. adj. saffron coloured. Derivatives: saffrony adj. Etymology: ME f. OF safran f. Arab. za… …   Useful english dictionary

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