Meaning of autumn crocus

au'tumn cro'cus

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. any of several bulbous plants of the genus Colchicum, of the lily family, esp. C. autumnale, bearing showy, crocuslike white, pink, or purple flowers in autumn. Also called
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