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anchusin

[ang-kyoo-sin] /æŋˈkyu sɪn/
noun
1.
a red coloring matter obtained from the root of the alkanet, Alkanna tinctoria.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; < New Latin Anchus(a) anchusa + -in2
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anchusin

/æŋˈkjuːsɪn/
noun
1.
another name for alkanet (sense 2)
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