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autumn crocus

noun

Definition of autumn crocus

  1. :  an autumn-blooming colchicum (Colchicum autumnale)



1822

First Known Use of autumn crocus

1822

Rhymes with autumn crocus


Medical Dictionary

autumn crocus

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noun au·tumn cro·cus \ˌȯt-əm-ˈkrō-kəs\

Medical Definition of autumn crocus

  1. :  an autumn-blooming herb (Colchicum autumnale) of the lily family (Liliaceae) that is the source of medicinal colchicum




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