from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of bulbous-rooted plants found in many parts of Europe, including the meadow saffron.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. [lowercase] A plant of the genus Colchicum.
- n. [NL.] A genus of liliaceous plants, with radical leaves, generally produced in spring, and crocus-like flowers appearing in the autumn.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. chiefly fall-blooming perennial cormous herbs; sometimes placed in family Colchicaceae
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