saffron

saffron(
sah
-
fran
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (spice)
a. el azafrán
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Saffron gives paella its characteristic yellow color and flavor.El azafrán le da a la paella su color amarillo y sabor característicos.
2. (botany)
a. el azafrán
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
It makes sense to grow your own saffron, as the spice is so expensive.Como la especia resulta muy cara, conviene cultivar el azafrán por tu cuenta.
3. (color)
a. el azafrán
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The hussars marched past in their splendid uniforms of scarlet and gold, blue, and saffron.Los húsares desfilaron con sus uniformes magníficos rojo escarlata y oro, azul y azafrán.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
4. (color)
a. de color azafrán
The monks wore saffron robes.Los monjes llevaban trajes de color azafrán.
b. azafranado
The goldfinch has saffron markings on its wings and tail.El jilguero tiene manchas azafranadas en las alas y la cola.
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saffron
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el azafrán
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (general)
a. (de color) azafrán
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saffron [ˈsæfrən]
noun
(powder) azafrán (m); (colour) color (m) azafrán;
adjective
(also saffron yellow) de color azafrán; amarillo azafrán
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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