red squill

noun

Definition of red squill

1 :a squill having a bulb with red outer scales; broadly :squill 1a
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 :a Mediterranean squill of the genus Urginea (U. maritima) of the form with a reddish brown bulb — compare white squill
2 :a rat poison derived from the bulb of red squill

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