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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The squill Urginea maritima, whose bulb yields a powder used as a rat poison and formerly used medicinally.
  • noun Any of various similar bulbous plants.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • (Bot.) The officinal squill. See squill.

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  • noun Drimia maritima, the sea squill.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun having dense spikes of small white flowers and yielding a bulb with medicinal properties
  • noun European scilla with small blue or purple flowers

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