noun scil·la \ˈsi-lə, ˈski-\

Definition of SCILLA

:  any of a genus (Scilla) of Old World bulbous herbs of the lily family with narrow basal leaves and purple, blue, or white racemose flowers

Origin of SCILLA

New Latin, from Latin, squill — more at squill
First Known Use: 1824

Rhymes with SCILLA


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