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1    sometimes cap  
a      (Also called (esp. U.S.))    fall   the season of the year between summer and winter, astronomically from the September equinox to the December solstice in the N hemisphere and from the March equinox to the June solstice in the S hemisphere  
b    (as modifier)  
autumn leaves     
2    a period of late maturity, esp. one followed by a decline  
     (C14: from Latin autumnus, perhaps of Etruscan origin)  

autumn crocus  
      n   a liliaceous plant, Colchicum autumnale, of Europe and N Africa having pink or purplish autumn flowers,   (Also called)    meadow saffron      Compare       saffron  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
! spring flowers are autumn fruits n.
fleurs de printemps sont fruits d'automne

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automne en fleurs, hiver plein de rigueur
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