from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The leaves of the asclepiadaceous plant Solenostemma Argel, used in Egypt for the adulteration of senna. Also written
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The tribe of the plains, according to Ephorus, a Greek writer cotemporary with Aristotle, mentioned in Strabo, lib. v., dug subterraneous habitations, which they called _argil_ or _argel_, a pure Kimbric word, which signifies a covered or deep place: