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Definition of Orchil

Orchil
Orchil Or"chil, n. See Archil.
orchil
Archil Ar"chil (?; 277), n. [OF. orchel, orcheil, It. orcella, oricello, or OSp. orchillo. Cf. Orchil.] 1. A violet dye obtained from several species of lichen (Roccella tinctoria, etc.), which grow on maritime rocks in the Canary and Cape Verd Islands, etc. --Tomlinson. 2. The plant from which the dye is obtained. [Written also orchal and orchil.]

Meaning of Orchil from wikipedia

- Orcein, also archil, orchil, lacmus and C.I. Natural Red 28, are names for dyes extracted from several species of lichen, commonly known as "orc****a weeds"...
- dyes were invented at about the same time. Cudbear is a dye extracted from orchil lichens that can be used to dye wool and silk, without the use of mordant...
- belonging to the family Roccellaceae, commonly called orc****a weed or orchil. Orcein and other lichen dyes have largely been replaced by synthetic versions...
- dyes were invented at about the same time. Cudbear is a dye extracted from orchil lichens that can be used to dye wool and silk, without the use of mordant...
- the EU. E175 Gold Gold Approved in the EU. E180 Pigment Rubine, Lithol Rubine BK Red Approved in the EU. E181 Tannin Brown E182 Orcein, Orchil Purple...
- African and Asian commercial trade, while the export of sugar, and later orchil (a dye exported to Flanders for the making of cloth) stabilized the island's...
- the Duke of Montrose. Another was long in possession of the Grahams of Orchil and is now treasured by the Freemason Lodge at Auchterarder. The Clan Graham...
- fragrance, in cleaning products and in flavoring foods. Orceincolor (red) Orchilcolor (red) Oregano (Origanum vulgare, O. heracleoti****, and other species)...
- Madagascar, or India. These lichens, and the dye extracted from them, are called orchil (variants archil, orchilla). The same dye was also produced from Ochrolechia...
- But there was also some peaceful trade with the locals, particularly for orchil and dragon's blood, which grew wildly on the islands and were much valued...
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