Meaning of SABADILLA in English


Pronunciation: ˌ sa-b ə - ' di-l ə , - ' d ē -y ə

Function: noun

Etymology: Spanish cebadilla

Date: 1812

: a Mexican plant ( Schoenocaulon officinale ) of the lily family also : its seeds that are used as a source of veratrine and in insecticides

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