Definitions for orchilˈɔr kɪl, -tʃɪl

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  1. orchil, archil, cudbear(noun)

    a purplish dye obtained from orchil lichens

  2. archil, orchil(noun)

    any of various lecanoras that yield the dye archil

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  1. orchil(Noun)

    Any of several lichens, especially those of the genera Roccella and Lecanora.

  2. orchil(Noun)

    The dye, orcein, extracted from them.

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