from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A bitter compound found in squills, Urginea maritima. It is a diuretic used in certain forms of dropsy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Chem.) A bitter principle extracted from the bulbs of the squill (Scilla), and probably consisting of a complex mixture of several substances.
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- noun chemistry A
bitter principleextracted from the bulbsof the squill( Scilla).
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