| Share
 

Saffron

He hath slept in a bed of saffron. In Latin dormivit in sacco croci. meaning he has a very light heart, in reference to the exhilarating effects of saffron,

With genial joy to warm his soul
Helen mixed saffron in the bowl.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

More on Saffron from Infoplease:

  • saffron - saffron saffron, name for a fall-flowering plant (Crocus sativus) of the family Iridaceae (iris ...
  • meadow saffron - meadow saffron meadow saffron or autumn crocus,perennial garden ornamental (Colchicum autumnale) of ...
  • saffron: meaning and definitions - saffron: Definition and Pronunciation
  • autumn crocus: meaning and definitions - autumn crocus: Definition and Pronunciation
  • Saffron - Saffron He hath slept in a bed of saffron. In Latin dormivit in sacco croci. meaning he has a very ...

Related Content