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Noun: sea onion  see'ú-nyun
  1. Plant having dense spikes of small white flowers and yielding a bulb with medicinal properties
    - sea squill, squill, Urginea maritima
  2. European scilla with small blue or purple flowers
    - spring squill, Scilla verna

Derived forms: sea onions

Type of: liliaceous plant, scilla, squill

Part of: genus Urginea, Urginea

Encyclopedia: Sea onion