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Related to Azafran: Curcuma, Crocus sativus
  • noun

Synonyms for saffron

Old World crocus having purple or white flowers with aromatic pungent orange stigmas used in flavoring food

dried pungent stigmas of the Old World saffron crocus

a shade of yellow tinged with orange

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45) was tasty, and we ended up eating the Arroz Con Azafran - saffron rice with Mediterranean herbs and olive oil (pounds 2.
Safranum is also related to the Italian zafferano and Spanish azafran.
In addition, there are five selections from the poet's most recent work, Para decir si a la carencia, si a la naranja, al azafran en el pan (2004).
The Azafran Natural Group, who produce Safrante, is an important world-wide saffron trader; this gives stability to the supply and cost of Safrante.
The bride carried a bouquet of white enchantment lilies with Azafran roses.