zafferano

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic زَعْفَرَان(zaʿfarān), from Persian *زرپران(zar-parân, literally with golden leafs).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /d͡zaf.feˈra.no/, [d̪͡z̪äffe̞ˈr̺äːn̺o̞]
  • Hyphenation: zaf‧fe‧rà‧no

Noun[edit]

zafferano m (plural zafferani)

  1. saffron
  2. lesser black-backed gull (Larus fuscus)

Adjective[edit]

zafferano (invariable)

  1. saffron coloured