Revision history for Saffron

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Given Name SAFFRON

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: SAF-rən

Meaning & History

From the English word which refers either to a spice, the crocus flower from which it is harvested, or the yellow-orange colour of the spice. It is derived via Old French from Arabic زعفران (za'faran), itself probably from Persian meaning "gold leaves".