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argil

[ahr-jil] /ˈɑr dʒɪl/
noun
1.
clay, especially potter's clay.
Origin of argil
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English argilla < Latin < Greek árgillos, equivalent to arg(ós) white + -il(l)os noun suffix
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argil

/ˈɑːdʒɪl/
noun
1.
clay, esp potters' clay
Word Origin
C16: from Latin argilla white clay, from Greek argillos
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