Definition of sabadilla
: a Mexican plant (Schoenocaulon officinale) of the lily family; also : its seeds that are used as a source of veratrine and in insecticides
Origin of sabadilla
First Known Use: 1812
Rhymes with sabadilla
barathea, bougainvillea, camarilla, Caesarea, cascarilla, Cytherea, diarrhea, dulcinea, Eritrea, fantasia, Galatea, gonorrhea, hamartia, Hialeah, Idumaea, Ituraea, Kampuchea, latakia, Latakia, logorrhea, mythopoeia, Nicosia, panacea, Parousia, pizzeria, pyorrhea, ratafia, Santeria, seborrhea, sinfonia, Tanzania, trattoria
Medical Definition of sabadilla
: a Mexican plant (Schoenocaulon officinalis) of the lily family (Liliaceae); also : its seeds that are used as a source of veratrine and in insecticides and formerly in a preparation against external parasites (as head lice)
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