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saffron British & World English

An orange-yellow flavouring, food colouring, and dye made from the dried stigmas of a crocus

saffron crocus in saffron British & World English

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

meadow saffron British & World English

A poisonous lilac-flowered autumn crocus of Europe and North Africa, a source of the drug colchicine

milk cap British & World English

A large woodland toadstool with a concave cap, the flesh of which exudes a white or coloured milky fluid when cut

saffron milk cap in milk cap British & World English

A large woodland toadstool with a concave cap, the flesh of which exudes a white or coloured milky fluid when cut