crottal
crottal crottal n. any of several lichens of the genus Parmelia from which reddish brown or purple dyes are made. [Also spelled {crottle} and {crotal}.]

Syn: . [WordNet 1.5]


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  • crottal — crot·tal …   English syllables

  • crottal — noun any of several lichens of the genus Parmelia from which reddish brown or purple dyes are made • Syn: ↑crottle, ↑crotal • Hypernyms: ↑lichen • Member Holonyms: ↑Parmelia, ↑genus Parmelia * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • crotal — crottal crottal n. any of several lichens of the genus Parmelia from which reddish brown or purple dyes are made. [Also spelled {crottle} and {crotal}.] Syn: . [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crottle — crottal crottal n. any of several lichens of the genus Parmelia from which reddish brown or purple dyes are made. [Also spelled {crottle} and {crotal}.] Syn: . [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crottle — n. see {crottal}. Syn: crottal, crotal. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crotal — n. any of several lichens of the genus {Parmelia} from which reddish brown or purple dyes are made. Syn: crottle, crottal. [WordNet 1.5] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crottles — Crot tles (kr?t t lz), n. pl. [Gael. crotal.] A name given to various lichens gathered for dyeing. See {crottal}. [Scot.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crotal — noun any of several lichens of the genus Parmelia from which reddish brown or purple dyes are made • Syn: ↑crottle, ↑crottal • Hypernyms: ↑lichen • Member Holonyms: ↑Parmelia, ↑genus Parmelia …   Useful english dictionary

  • crottle — noun any of several lichens of the genus Parmelia from which reddish brown or purple dyes are made • Syn: ↑crottal, ↑crotal • Hypernyms: ↑lichen • Member Holonyms: ↑Parmelia, ↑genus Parmelia * * * crottle …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Parmelia — noun type genus of the Parmeliaceae; a large genus of chiefly alpine foliaceous lichens • Syn: ↑Parmelia • Hypernyms: ↑fungus genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Parmeliaceae, ↑family Parmeliaceae • M …   Useful english dictionary

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