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Scilla

[ sil-uh; Italian sheel-lah ]
/ ˈsɪl ə; Italian ˈʃil lɑ /
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noun
modern name of Scylla.
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British Dictionary definitions for Scilla

scilla
/ (ˈsɪlə) /

noun
any liliaceous plant of the genus Scilla, of Old World temperate regions, having small bell-shaped flowersSee also squill (def. 3)

Word Origin for scilla

C19: via Latin from Greek skilla; compare squill
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