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Crocus

Cro´cus   Pronunciation: krō´kŭs
n.1.(Bot.) A genus of iridaceous plants, with pretty blossoms rising separately from the bulb or corm. Crocus vernus is one of the earliest of spring-blooming flowers; Crocus sativus produces the saffron, and blossoms in the autumn.
2.(Chem.) A deep yellow powder; the oxide of some metal calcined to a red or deep yellow color; esp., the oxide of iron (Crocus of Mars or colcothar) thus produced from salts of iron, and used as a polishing powder.
Crocus of Venus
(Old Chem.) oxide of copper.
Noun1.crocus - any of numerous low-growing plants of the genus Crocus having slender grasslike leaves and white or yellow or purple flowers; native chiefly to the Mediterranean region but widely cultivated
Crocus sativus, genus Crocus, iridaceous plant, saffron, saffron crocus
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