Definition of zaffer in English:
Impure cobalt oxide, formerly used to make smalt and blue enamels.
- In Europe, zaffre was used as early as the 14th century as a pigment for paints, glazes and glass.
- In Western literature the word zaffer was used to denote this pigment.
Mid 17th century: from Italian zaffera or French safre.
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