autumn crocus

noun
Updated on: 28 Feb 2018

Definition of autumn crocus

: an autumn-blooming colchicum (Colchicum autumnale)

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1726

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autumn crocus

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

medical Definition of autumn crocus

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

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