red squill


red squill

noun

Definition of RED SQUILL

1
:  a squill having a bulb with red outer scales; broadly :  squill 1a
2
:  a rat poison derived from the bulb of red squill

First Known Use of RED SQUILL

1738

red squill

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of RED SQUILL

1
: a Mediterranean squill of the genus Urginea (U. maritima) of the form with a reddish brown bulb—compare white squill
2
: a rat poison derived from the bulb of red squill

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