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Line breaks: cro|cos¦mia
Pronunciation: /krə(ʊ)ˈkɒzmɪə/

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Definition of crocosmia in English:


A plant of a genus that includes montbretia.
  • Genus Crocosmia, family Iridaceae


modern Latin, from Greek krokos 'saffron'.

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