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meadow saffron

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noun
  1. autumn crocus.
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Origin of meadow saffron

First recorded in 1570–80
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  • The corm of the meadow-saffron attains its full size in June or early in July.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 6

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British Dictionary definitions for meadow saffron

meadow saffron

noun
  1. another name for autumn crocus
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