Definition of Spring squill

1. Noun. European scilla with small blue or purple flowers.

Exact synonyms: Scilla Verna, Sea Onion
Generic synonyms: Scilla, Squill

Lexicographical Neighbors of Spring Squill

spring lancet
spring ligament
spring line
spring lines
spring mattress
spring onion
spring onions
spring ophthalmia
spring out
spring peeper
spring peepers
spring quillwort
spring roll
spring rolls
spring scale
spring squill (current term)
spring tide
spring tides
spring to life
spring to mind
spring training
spring up
spring vetch
spring vetchling
spring water

Literary usage of Spring squill

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"... ovules solitary in each ovarian locule. Japan. 16. verna, Huds. SEA-ONION. spring squill. A delicate little plant, with a small bulb and narrow- ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1902)
"spring squill. A delicate little plant, with a small bulb and narrow- linear Ivs. i1-I in. long: scape seldom 6 in. long, ..."

3. The New Statistical Account of Scotland by Society for the Benefit of the Sons and Daughters of the Clergy (1845)
"The most interesting feature, however, in the Flora of the parish, is undoubtedly Scilla verna, spring squill, with its fine blue fragrant flowers, ..."

4. Wild flowers worth notice by Phebe Lankester (1879)
"spring squill. SCILLA VERNA. THIS plant belongs also to the family Liliaceae, and is a pretty plant, found chiefly in the north and west coasts of England, ..."

5. The Country Month by Month by Jean Allan Owen, George Simonds Boulger (1902)
"... as may also its native congener, the spring squill, which may be found in flower during the present month on some of our rocky sea coasts. ..."

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