Colchicum autumnale
Colchicum Col"chi*cum, n. [L., a plant with a poisonous root, fr. Colchicus Colchian, fr. Colchis, Gr. ?, an ancient province in Asia, east of the Black Sea, where was the home of Media the sorceress.] (Bot.) A genus of bulbous-rooted plants found in many parts of Europe, including the meadow saffron. [1913 Webster]

Note: Preparations made from the poisonous bulbs and seeds, and perhaps from the flowers, of the {Colchicum autumnale} (meadow saffron) are used as remedies for gout and rheumatism. [1913 Webster]


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  • Colchicum autumnale — Colchicine Col chi*cine (? or ?), n. [Cf. F. colchicine.] (Chem.) A powerful vegetable alkaloid, {C17H19NO5}, extracted from the {Colchicum autumnale}, or meadow saffron, as a white or yellowish amorphous powder, with a harsh, bitter taste;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Colchicum autumnale — ID 20616 Symbol Key COAU4 Common Name autumn crocus Family Liliaceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution KY, MA, MD, NC, NH, NY, OR, UT, VT Growth Habit Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Colchicum autumnale — noun bulbous autumn flowering herb with white, purple or lavender and white flowers; native to western and central Europe • Syn: ↑autumn crocus, ↑meadow saffron, ↑naked lady • Hypernyms: ↑bulbous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Colchicum, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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