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anchusin

[ang-kyoo-sin]
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noun
  1. a red coloring matter obtained from the root of the alkanet, Alkanna tinctoria.

Origin of anchusin

1860–65; < New Latin Anchus(a) anchusa + -in2
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British Dictionary definitions for anchusin

anchusin

noun
  1. another name for alkanet (def. 2)
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