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Noun: anil  a-nil
  1. A blue dye obtained from plants or made synthetically
    - indigo, indigotin
     
  2. Shrub of West Indies and South America that is a source of indigo dye
    - Indigofera suffruticosa, Indigofera anil

Derived forms: anils

Type of: dye, dyestuff, indigo, indigo plant, Indigofera tinctoria

Encyclopedia: Anil