Definition of Crottal

1. Noun. Any of several lichens of the genus Parmelia from which reddish brown or purple dyes are made.

Exact synonyms: Crotal, Crottle
Generic synonyms: Lichen
Group relationships: Genus Parmelia, Parmelia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crottal

crotonates
crotonbug
crotonbugs
crotonic
crotonic acid
crotonic acids
crotonine
crotonobetaine reductase
crotons
crotonyl
crotonyl-ACP reductase
crotonylation
crotonylene
crotonylenes
crotoxin
crottal (current term)
crottle
crottles
crotyl
crotylation
crotylboration
crotylborations
crotyls
crouch
crouched
croucher
crouchers
crouches
crouching
croud

Literary usage of Crottal

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1. The Statistical Account of Scotland: Drawn Up from the Communications of the by John Sinclair (1794)
"... crottal, from crot, a bunch, aud eil, a rock. He erected a manufacture of it at L«itli. At that place, in 1/65, tire inventor died, much regretted ..."

2. Descriptive Catalogue of Derbyshire Charters in Public and Private Libraries by Isaac Herbert Jeayes, Henry Howe Bemrose (1906)
"... John de crottal, Robert Norman. Dat. Fr. in Whitsun week [16 May], 1312. (Kerry xix. 72.) 2597. ..."

3. Scottish Notes and Queries edited by John Bulloch, John Alexander Henderson (1902)
"During his lifetime much employment was given to the people of the country in collecting the crottal and other native materials, from which extracts were ..."

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