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Pronunciation of Orchil: Learn how to pronounce Orchil in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word orchil:

noun
1 [mass noun] a red or violet dye obtained from certain lichens, used as a source of litmus, orcinol, and other pigments.
2a lichen with flattened fronds from which orchil is produced.
Roccella (order Graphidiales) and other genera: several species, including the Mediterranean R. tinctoria, used for dyeing, and the Madagascan R. montagnei, used for litmus
Origin:

late 15th century: from Old French orcheil, related to Spanish urchilla; of uncertain origin