noun (plural crocuses or croci)
Etymology: through Latin, from Greek 'crocus'
- (botany) A perennial flowering plant (of the Iridaceae family). Saffron is obtained from the stamens of Crocus sativus.
- (botany) Some similar flowering plants, such as the autumn crocus and prairie crocus.
Supplemental Details:Sponsor an extended definition for crocus for as little as $10 per month. Click here to contact us.
Full Definition of crocus