Definitions for anilˈæn l

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. anil, indigo, indigotin(noun)

    a blue dye obtained from plants or made synthetically

  2. anil, Indigofera suffruticosa, Indigofera anil(noun)

    shrub of West Indies and South America that is a source of indigo dye


  1. anil(Noun)

    The indigo shrub; or the indigo dye obtained from the plant.

  2. anil(Noun)

    Any imine in which the N-radical is a phenyl (or substituted phenyl) group.

  3. Origin: From anil, anil.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Anil(noun)

    a West Indian plant (Indigofera anil), one of the original sources of indigo; also, the indigo dye

  2. Origin: [F. anil, Sp. anl, or Pg. anil; all fr. Ar. an-nl, for al-nl the indigo plant, fr. Skr. nla dark blue, nl indigo, indigo plant. Cf. Lilac.]

Anagrams for anil »

  1. Lani

  2. INLA

  3. lain

  4. nail

  5. Lina

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