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Definitions of 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 Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
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. Newage Dictionary DB
The earliest spring flower, yellow and white in color. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
A genus of bulbous rooted plants with handsome flowers. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
A plant of the iris family, with long grass-like leaves and large flowers. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
The saffron: any metal calcined to a red or deep yellow colour. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
An early spring flower; saffron; a yellow powder. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
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