Definitions for sabadilla

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  1. sabadilla(Noun)

    A Mexican and Central American plant of the lily family (Schoenocaulon officinale).

  2. sabadilla(Noun)

    The seeds of this plant, used in medicine and insecticides.

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  1. Sabadilla(noun)

    a Mexican liliaceous plant (Schoenocaulon officinale); also, its seeds, which contain the alkaloid veratrine. It was formerly used in medicine as an emetic and purgative

  2. Origin: [Sp. cebadilla.]

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