Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Medical Dictionary

urginea

play
noun ur·gin·ea \ər-ˈjin-ē-ə\

Medical Definition of urginea

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of bulbous herbs of the lily family native to the Old World and especially to the Mediterranean region—see squill 1a

  2. 2a often capitalized :  the sliced young bulb of an Asian plant of the genus Urginea (U. indica) with the same properties and uses as those of squill (U. maritima)—called also Indian squillb:  any plant of the genus Urginea




Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up urginea? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to eat gluttonously or ravenously

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image567572573

Which of these is a synonym of unctuous?

angry maudlin oily prompt
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ