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Variant of orchil.
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|Noun||1.||archil - a purplish dye obtained from orchil lichens|
|2.||archil - any of various lecanoras that yield the dye archil|
genus Lecanora - type genus of Lecanoraceae; crustaceous lichens
lecanora - any lichen of the genus Lecanora; some used in dyeing; some used for food
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