Colchicum



[kol-chi-kuh m, kol-ki-] /ˈkɒl tʃɪ kəm, ˈkɒl kɪ-/

noun
1.
any Old World plant of the genus Colchicum, of the lily family, especially the autumn crocus, C. autumnale.
2.
the dried seeds or corms of this plant.
3.
Pharmacology. a medicine or drug prepared from them, used in medicine chiefly in the treatment of gout.
/ˈkɒltʃɪkəm; ˈkɒlkɪ-/
noun
1.
any Eurasian liliaceous plant of the genus Colchicum, such as the autumn crocus
2.
the dried seeds or corms of the autumn crocus: a source of colchicine

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