SQUILL, noun [Latin , a squill a lobster or prawn.]
1. A plant of the genus Scilla. It has a large acrid bulbous root like an onion, which is used in medicine.
2. A fish, or rather a crustaceous animal, of the genus Cancer.
3. An insect, called squill insect form its resemblance to the fish, having a long body covered with a crust, the head broad and squat.