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scilla

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noun scil·la \ˈsi-lə, ˈski-\

Definition of scilla

  1. :  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 and Etymology of scilla

New Latin, from Latin, squill — more at squill


First Known Use: 1824


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