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Definition of the noun scilla

What does scilla mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: scillas

  1. an Old World plant of the genus Scilla having narrow basal leaves and pink or blue or white racemose flowers

Alternative definition of the noun scilla

noun

  1. [botany] A plant of the genus Scilla; a squill.
  2. [pharmacology] A bulb of Urginea scilla.

Place

Scilla is a town and comune in Calabria, Italy, administratively part of the Province of Reggio Calabria. It is the traditional site of the sea monster Scylla of Greek mythology.

Phrases with Scilla

  1. Scilla Laxa
  2. Scilla Nana
  3. Scilla Dedea
  4. Scilla Dubia
  5. Scilla Fugax
  6. Scilla Lauta
  7. Scilla Minor
  8. Scilla Parva
  9. Scilla Rosea
  10. Scilla Rubra
  11. scilla verna
  12. Scilla Armena
  13. Scilla Azurea
  14. Scilla Blanda
  15. Scilla Carnea
  16. Scilla Cernua
  17. Scilla Comosa
  18. Scilla Indica
  19. Scilla Minima
  20. genus scilla

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Google previewFamiliar lectures on botany (1850)

by Mrs. Lincoln Phelps

The genus Scilla is an exotic, containing the squill, a medicinal plant, ...

Google previewAlpine plants (1872)

by David Wooster

Scilla is an extensive genus of very ornamental bulbous plants, nearly all of which are quite hardy in British gardens: two are natives of Britain, viz.

Google previewHarry Mount's Odyssey (2015)

Ancient Greece in the Footsteps of Odysseus by Harry Mount

OK, Scilla is a little north of the narrowest bit of the strait but, otherwise, it's perfect for euhemerists in search of genuine geographical features to fit the myth. Myths also developed wherever there are lots of people. Look at the map of urban ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary (1861)

English, Technological, and Scientific by John Ogilvie

Scilla is the Scil/a maritima of Linn. UNNAMED l/NIO'NIDAE, n . River-mussels, a family of fresh-water bivalve shells, of which the genus Unio is the type. They abound in the large rivers of North America. TJNIPELTATES, n.

Google previewA Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica (1902)

by John Henry Clarke

Scilla Maritima. Scilla maritima. Squill. Sea Onion. (Red variety.) N. 0. Liliacerc. Tincture of fresh bulb. Acetum. Clinical.— Angina pectoris. Asthma ; dry ; splenic. Bright's ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Pratical Materia Medica (1902)

by John Henry Clarke

Scilla Maritima. Scilla maritima. Squill. Sea Onion. (Red variety.) N. 0. Liliaceae. Tincture of fresh bulb. Acetum. ClinlolI.—Angina pectoris. Asthma; dry; splenic. Bright's disease.

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms. Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

natalensis Planchon ( Scilla dracomontana Hilliard & Burtt; Scilla kraussii Bak.) English: blue squill, blue hyacinth, wild squill Southern Africa: blouberglelie, blouslangkop; matunga ...

Google previewLexicon Pharmaceuticum (1828)

Or a Pharmaceutical Dictionary, Comprehending the Pharmacopoeias of London, Edinburgh, and Dublin, with a Variety of Other Useful Information Relative to Medicine and Pharmacy ... by Thomas Castle

See Scilla. Squill, Acetic Acid of.

Google previewThe Botanist's and Gardener's New Dictionary; in which is Also Comprised, A Gardener's Calendar ... and to which is Prefixed an Introduction to the Linnæan System of Botany (1763)

by James WHEELER (Gardener at Gloucester.)

SCILLA, the Squill. Characters. This plant is a genus of the order of the monogy- - nia, belonging to the hexandria class ; order 1. of class Vl. There is ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

scilla. 1: squill (def. 1).

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (1893)

by Sir George Watt

Scilla. MEDICINE. Bulb. 40 The Squill. FOOD. Leaves. 41 DOMESTIC. Juice. 42 ... K. L. De, Dymock and others confirm the statement that the drug is an efficient substitute for Urginea Scilla. Moodeen Sheriff explains the discrepancy by stating ...

Google previewThe Gardener and Botanist's Dictionary (1807)

Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit and Flower Garden ... by Philip Miller

Scilla rad. rubra. Tournef inst. 381. Red-rooted Squill or Sea Onion. 3. Scilla radice alba. Bauh. pin .

Google previewTaylor's Encyclopedia of Garden Plants (2003)

by Frances Tenenbaum

Scilla siberica Scilla peruviana. protect them in fall with an insulating mulch of evergreen boughs, coarse leaves, pine needles, or salt hay. Elsewhere, grow them in containers year-round and move them outdoors in spring after the last frost ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: pt. 1. Pachyrhizus to Rye. pt. 2. Sabadilla to Silica. pt. 3. Silk to Tea. pt. 4. Tectona to Zygophillum (1893)

by Sir George Watt

Scilla. MEDICINE. Bulb. 40 The Squill. FOOD. Leaves. DOMESTIC. Juice. 42...

Google previewThe Gardener's and Botanist's Dictionary (1807)

Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit, and Flower Garden, and Nursery; of the Performing the Practical Parts of Agriculture; of Managing Vineyards, and of Propagating All Sorts of Timber Trees by Philip Miller

Scilla rad. rubra. Tournef. inst. 381. Red-rooted Squill or Sea Onion. . Scilla radice alba. Bauh. pin.

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Scrabble value of S1C3I1L1L1A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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