Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. yellowish; of the color saffron

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having a color somewhat like saffron; yellowish.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the color of saffron.

Etymologies

saffron +‎ -y (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • You don't want to let one bit of that brown 'gravy' surrounding the saffrony grains to go to waste And finally getting a definitive risotto how-to, after so many untutored home attempts, is a revelation.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • I also tried a cheese flavored with saffron and black peppers that I will have to get a chunk of one of these days -- so saffrony and delicious!

    Dinner Party, from Soup to Nuts (except replace soup with cheese and nuts with brownies)

  • Then there was sort of a saffrony-paprika flavor to the shrimp that permeated the whole thing, keeping it safely savory and wholly Mediterranean.

    Augieland:

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