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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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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; Having dense spikes of small white flowers and yielding a bulb with medicinal properties;

Usage examples (33)
  • It is called squill-ape.
  • Go quick, and fetch a squill from some old beldam's tomb.
  • For a time it seemed as if squill was right to be so confident.
  • The snowdrops bloom first, followed by the Siberian squill and daffodils. for more
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