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crŏcĕus , a, um, adj. id.,
I.of or pertaining to saffron, saffron-.
I. Prop.: “odores,Verg. G. 1, 56: “flores,id. ib. 4, 109: “tinctus,saffron-sauce, Plin. 10, 48, 68, § 134: “color,id. 27, 10, 59, § 83.—
II. Transf., saffron-colored, yellow, golden: “lutum,Verg. E. 4, 44: “cubile,id. G. 1, 447: “acanthus,id. A. 1, 649: “chlamys,id. ib. 11, 775 al.: “comae,Ov. A. A. 1, 530: “honor,a saffron-tint, Sil. 8, 444.
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