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squill

(skwil),
The cut and dried fleshy inner scales of the bulb of the white variety of Urginea maritima (Mediterranean squill), or of U. indica (Indian squill) (family Liliaceae); the central portion of the bulb is excluded during its processing; squill contains cardiac glycosides (scillaren-A and scillaren-B) and scillaricide, a rodenticide.
Synonym(s): scilla
[L. squilla or scilla]
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References in periodicals archive ?
Er mai planhigyn llorweddol ydi seren y gwanwyn (Scilla verna; spring squill) roedd yn ysgwyd yn ysgafn yn yr awel o'r mr.
Seren y gwanwyn ydi'r enw Cymraeg ar y planhigyn 'spring squill' (Scilla verna) sy'n blodeuo yn y gwanwyn ar yr arfordir.
Blodyn sy'n perthyn i deulu'r lili ydi hwn - Scilla verna ydi'r enw gwyddonol arno - 'Spring Squill' yn Saesneg.