a West Indian shrub, Indigofera suffruticosa, of the legume family, having elongated clusters of small, reddish-yellow flowers and yielding indigo.
indigo; deep blue.
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British Dictionary definitions for anil
a leguminous West Indian shrub, Indigofera suffruticosa: a source of indigo: Also called: indigo
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