noun. ['ˈkroʊkəs'] 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.
- Crocus sativus
- genus Crocus
- saffron crocus
Sentences with crocus-sativus
1. Noun Phrase
Saffron comes from the female parts of the crocus sativus.
2. Noun Phrase
Saffron comes from the flowers of crocus plants, or crocus sativus.