how to pronounce crocus


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crocus is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of crocus


  1. A deep yellow powder, the oxide of some metal (especially iron), calcined to a red or deep yellow colour.
  2. Burlap.
  3. A perennial flowering plant (of the genus Crocus in the Iridaceae family). Saffron is obtained from the stamens of Crocus sativus.
  4. Any of various similar flowering plants, such as the autumn crocus and prairie crocus.
  5. A fraudulent doctor; a quack.

crocus frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word crocus occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics crocus can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that crocus can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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