red squill

noun

Definition of red squill

  1. 1 :  a squill having a bulb with red outer scales; broadly :  squill 1a

  2. 2 :  a rat poison derived from the bulb of red squill

First Known Use of red squill

1629


Medical Dictionary

red squill

noun

Medical Definition of red squill

  1. 1:  a Mediterranean squill of the genus Urginea (U. maritima) of the form with a reddish brown bulb—compare white squill

  2. 2:  a rat poison derived from the bulb of red squill


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