New Latin Scillagenus namefrom Latin scillasquill (Urginea maritima)squill
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latinscilla, from Ancient Greek ÏƒÎºÎ¯Î»Î»Î± (skilla).
Scilla Sentence Examples
Ruffo Scilla coming to London as special papal envoy, and the duke of Norfolk being received at the Vatican as the bearer of the congratulations of the queen of England.
The martyrs take their name from Scilla (or Scillium), a town in Numidia.
Charming dwarf hardy bulbous plants of the liliaceous order, blooming in the early spring in company with Scilla sibirica, and of equally easy cultivation.
Besides these there are the various spring-flowering bulbs, such as the varieties of Hyacinthus, Tulipa, Narcissus, Fritillaria, Muscari or Grape Hyacinth, Crocus, Scilla, Chionodoxa and Galanthus or Snowdrop.