archil

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ar·chil

 (är′kĭl, -chĭl)
n.
Variant of orchil.

archil

(ˈɑːtʃɪl)
n
1. (Plants) a variant spelling of orchil
2. (Dyeing) a variant spelling of orchil
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Noun1.archil - a purplish dye obtained from orchil lichensarchil - a purplish dye obtained from orchil lichens
dye, dyestuff - a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair
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