from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of several bulbous Eurasian and African plants of the genus Scilla, having narrow leaves and cultivated for their bell-shaped blue, white, or pink flowers.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A genus of liliaceous plants, type of the tribe Scilleæ.
- noun [l. c] In the United States and British pharmacopœias, the sliced bulb of Urginea Scilla; squill. It is used in medicine as an expectorant and diuretic.
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- noun botany A plant of the genus
Scilla; a squill.
- noun pharmacology A
bulbof Urginea scilla.
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- noun an Old World plant of the genus Scilla having narrow basal leaves and pink or blue or white racemose flowers
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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The flower bed is blue from scilla now, with spots of white snowball primula and a few tulips and a single daffodil.
Some of the small early bulbs do well in shade too, esp. scilla.
The latter are at the end of the season now, the scilla at the top.
The caption under it reads “Scilla peruviana in bloom”, the grass is shown to the left of the scilla.
In the flower bed we have lots of blue scilla, plus crocus and Snowdrops.
At the mouth swallowed or not swallowed: If swallowed liquid or solid: liquid, as compound wine of hellebore, scilla or sea-onion, senna,
Later on a mass of blue scilla surrounds the foot of the tree and the headstone and it looks as if the unknown Huckins was buried underwater.
In the scilla there is no corona, neither a tube, but the petal-like sepals or divisions of the perianth are entire, going to the base of the flower.
Poet's narcissus flowered and this scilla scilla planted together bloom at same time
The warm sunshine soon brought out the scilla and crocus, almost carpeting the whole bed.
Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916 Embracing the Transactions of the Minnesota State Horticultural Society,Volume 44, from December 1, 1915, to December 1, 1916, Including the Twelve Numbers of "The Minnesota Horticulturist" for 1916