squill

Definitions of squill
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n an Old World plant of the genus Scilla having narrow basal leaves and pink or blue or white racemose flowers

Synonyms:
scilla
Types:
Scilla verna, sea onion, spring squill
European scilla with small blue or purple flowers
Type of:
liliaceous plant
plant growing from a bulb or corm or rhizome or tuber

n bulb of the sea squill, which is sliced, dried, and used as an expectorant

Type of:
bulb
a modified bud consisting of a thickened globular underground stem serving as a reproductive structure

n having dense spikes of small white flowers and yielding a bulb with medicinal properties

Synonyms:
Urginea maritima, sea onion, sea squill
Type of:
liliaceous plant
plant growing from a bulb or corm or rhizome or tuber

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