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A corm-producing Eurasian and North African plant (Colchicum autumnale) having showy colorful flowers that appear in the fall. It is a source of colchicine. Also called meadow saffron.
(Plants) a liliaceous plant, Colchicum autumnale, of Europe and N Africa having pink or purplish autumn flowers. Also called: meadow saffron Compare saffron
any of several bulbous plants of the genus Colchicum, of the lily family. Also called meadow saffron.
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|Noun||1.||autumn crocus - bulbous autumn-flowering herb with white, purple or lavender-and-white flowers; native to western and central Europe|
Colchicum, genus Colchicum - chiefly fall-blooming perennial cormous herbs; sometimes placed in family Colchicaceae
bulbous plant - plant growing from a bulb