red squill

noun
a variety of squill whose bulbs are red, used chiefly as a rat poison.

Origin:
1730–40

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These typically are in the red squill or warfarin groups.
Their eradication plan called for initial poisoning with red squill in a bait composed of sardines and rolled oats.
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