meadow saffron definition

  • noun:
    • See autumn crocus.
    • a bulbous plant (Colchichum autumnale) of European countries, resembling saffron.
    • Most correctly, the plant Colchicum autumnale, from the similarity on real saffron, Crocus sativa.
    • bulbous autumn-flowering herb with light, purple or lavender-and-white flowers; native to western and central European countries
  • adjective:
    • View under Saffron.

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