from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A Mediterranean plant (Urginea maritima) of the lily family, cultivated for its bulb that yields a powder used medicinally and as a rat poison. Also called red squill, squill.
- n. A small bulbous European plant (Scilla verna) having fragrant blue flowers.
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- n. Drimia maritima, the sea squill.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- The officinal squill. See squill.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. having dense spikes of small white flowers and yielding a bulb with medicinal properties
- n. European scilla with small blue or purple flowers
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