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the season between summer and winter; fall. In the Northern Hemisphere it is from the September equinox to the December solstice; in the Southern Hemisphere it is from the March equinox to the June solstice. a time of full maturity, especially the late stages of full maturity or, sometimes, the early stages of decline: to […]
- Autumn crocus
any of several bulbous plants of the genus Colchicum, of the lily family, especially C. autumnale, bearing showy, crocuslike white, pink, or purple flowers in autumn. noun a liliaceous plant, Colchicum autumnale, of Europe and N Africa having pink or purplish autumn flowers Also called meadow saffron Compare saffron
belonging to or suggestive of autumn; produced or gathered in autumn: autumnal colors. past maturity or middle life. Contemporary Examples The pumpkin seeds, trapped in the heat of the caramel, are imbued with an autumnal, resiny resonance. Pumpkin Seed Brittle The Daily Beast November 24, 2008 These are autumnal deaths to expiate the sins of […]