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Noun: squill  skwil
  1. Plant having dense spikes of small white flowers and yielding a bulb with medicinal properties
    - sea squill, sea onion, Urginea maritima
  2. An Old World plant of the genus Scilla having narrow basal leaves and pink, blue or white racemose flowers
    - scilla
  3. Bulb of the sea squill, which is sliced, dried, and used as an expectorant

Derived forms: squills

Type of: bulb, liliaceous plant

Part of: genus Scilla, genus Urginea, Urginea

Encyclopedia: Squill