Origin of saffron
Examples from the Web for saffron
Later, around 400 BC, they invented faloodeh: rice water, vermicelli, and ice mixed with saffron and/or fruit.An Investigation Into the Delicious Origins of Ice Cream|Andrew Romano|July 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And yet there was Saraswati, ordered to trade in the saffron robes for an orange jumpsuit.
Cheese biscuits, asparagus spears with garlic and saffron mayonnaise, and mixed salted, roasted nuts.
The savory cod served by Nafisi's family was perfumed with lemon and saffron and gently sauteed.Persian New Year Celebration With Author Azar Nafisi|Karen Fragala Smith|March 23, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Saffron Kulfiby Victoria Blashford-Snell and Brigitte Hafner I scream, you scream, we all scream for kulfi!
Mr. Saffron is unwell, and I have insisted with him that he must see a doctor.
Yes, yes, I can read it in her saffron face and in her watery eyes when we meet at the church door on Sundays.Sir Nigel|Arthur Conan Doyle
Any information in my possession as to Mr. Saffron's affairs I shall, of course, be happy to give you.
Her "animula vagula, blandula" floated all that day on the saffron and rose clouds of rising joy and fame.The Galaxy, May, 1877|Various
I see I can make your saffron visage blanch already, Dr. Wiseman.Sharing Her Crime|May Agnes Fleming
Word Origin for saffron
c.1200, from Old French safran (12c.), from Medieval Latin safranum (cf. Italian zafferano, Spanish azafran), ultimately from Arabic az-za'faran, which is of unknown origin. As a color word and an adjective, late 14c. German Safran is from French; Russian shafran' is from Arabic.