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kroh kuhs

  • n  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

  • It's the day after Easter, and the first crocus shoots have ventured tentatively above the ground at the convent on Good Counsel Hill.
  • Many doctors also rely on injections of colchicine (from the root of the autumn crocus) to relieve the agonizing pain, and cinchophen (a complicated synthetic acid) to promote uric .
  • It's the day after Easter, and the first crocus shoots have ventured tentatively above the ground at the convent on Good Counsel .

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