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Noun: archil  aa(r)-kil
  1. A purplish dye obtained from orchil lichens
    - orchil, cudbear
  2. Any of various lecanoras that yield the dye archil
    - orchil

Derived forms: archils

Type of: dye, dyestuff, lecanora

Part of: genus Lecanora

Encyclopedia: Archil, Prince of Mukhrani