azafrán

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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (spice)
a. saffron
Si vamos a preparar paella, hay que comprar azafrán.If we're going to make paella, we need to buy saffron.
El azafrán es muy caro, así que no lo desperdicies.Saffron is very expensive, so don't waste it.
2. (botany)
a. saffron
Este restaurante cultiva su propio azafrán.This restaurant grows its own saffron.
b. crocus
Mi novio me dio un ramo de azafranes.My boyfriend gave me a bouquet of crocuses.
3. (color)
a. saffron
El azafrán es un color intenso.Saffron is an intense color.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
4. (color)
a. saffron
Contemplamos el sol azafrán al atardecer.We watched the saffron sun at sunset.
b. saffron-colored
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Me compré una playera color azafrán.I bought a saffron-colored shirt.
c. saffron-coloured (United Kingdom)
No me gustó el suéter azafrán.I didn't like the saffron-coloured sweater.
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azafrán
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (condimento)
a. saffron
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azafrán
saffron
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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