urginea


ur·gin·ea

noun \ər-ˈjin-ē-ə\

Definition of URGINEA

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
a often capitalized : squill for medicinal use composed of the sliced young bulbs of the squill (Urginea indica) of the Orient—used in the British Pharmacopoeia; called also Indian squill; compare white squill b : any plant of the genus Urginea

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