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  1. saffron

    • IPA[ˈsafr(ə)n]

    英式

    • n.
      an orange-yellow flavouring, food colouring, and dye made from the dried stigmas of a crocus.;the orange-yellow colour of saffron
    • noun: saffron, plural noun: saffrons

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    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. an orange-yellow flavouring, food colouring, and dye made from the dried stigmas of a crocus.
    • 2. the orange-yellow colour of saffron:

      the saffron robe of a Buddhist monk

    • 3. an autumn-flowering crocus with reddish-purple flowers, native to warmer regions of Eurasia. Enormous numbers of flowers are required to produce a small quantity of the large red stigmas used for the spice.
    • n. a poisonous lilac-flowered autumn crocus of Europe and North Africa, a source of the drug colchicine.

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    • n. a poisonous autumn crocus that produces its flowers, usually lilac, in the autumn while leafless. Native to Europe and North Africa, it is a source of the drug colchicine.

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    • IPA[ˈsafrən]

    美式

    • n.
      an orange-yellow flavoring, food coloring, and dye made from the dried stigmas of a crocus:
    • saffron buns

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