Scilla Definition

sĭlə
noun
Any of a genus (Scilla) of low, bulbous, perennial plants of the lily family, grown for their blue, pink, or white bell-shaped flowers.
Webster's New World

(pharmacology) A bulb of Urginea scilla.

Wiktionary
Synonyms:
squill
pronoun

A taxonomic genus within the family Hyacinthaceae "” the squills.

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Other Word Forms of Scilla

Noun

Singular:
scilla
Plural:
scillas

Origin of Scilla

  • New Latin Scilla genus name from Latin scilla squill (Urginea maritima) squill

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin scilla, from Ancient Greek σκίλλα (skilla).

    From Wiktionary

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