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squill

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French squille or scille, from Latin squilla.

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squill (plural squills)

  1. A European bulbous liliaceous plant, of the genus Scilla, used in medicine for its acrid, expectorant, diuretic, and emetic properties
  2. A mantis shrimp, Squilla mantis, from the Mediterranean

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