a. saffron yellow in colour.

Dictionary of difficult words. 2015.

Игры ⚽ Поможем решить контрольную работу

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Croceous — Cro ceous (kr? sh?s), a. [L. croceus, fr. crocus saffron. See {Crocus}.] Of, pertaining to, or like, saffron; deep reddish yellow. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • croceous — croceate /krōˈsi āt/ (obsolete) or croceous /krōˈshi əs/ adjective Saffron coloured • • • Main Entry: ↑crocus …   Useful english dictionary

  • croceous — adj. [Gr. krokotos, saffron yellow] Of the saffron yellow color …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Crocein — Cro ce*in (kr? s? ?n), n. [See {Croceous}.] (Chem.) A name given to any one of several yellow or scarlet dyestuffs of artificial production and complex structure. In general they are diazo and sulphonic acid derivatives of benzene and naphthol.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”