from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete form of pearl.
- n. In botany, a substance obtained from a lichen, Lecanora parella, much used in the preparation of a red or crimson dye. The name is also loosely and incorrectly given to such lichens as are used to produce cudbear, litmus, archil, etc.
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