[awr-see-in] /ˈɔr si ɪn/
a red dye, the principal coloring matter of cudbear and orchil, obtained by oxidizing an ammoniacal solution of orcinol.
a brown crystalline material formed by the action of ammonia on orcinol and present in orchil: used as a dye, biological stain, and antiseptic. Formula: C28H24O7N2
orcein or·ce·in (ôr’sē-ĭn)
A natural dye derived from orcinol and used in various histologic staining methods as a purple dye complex.
1. . Related Terms ork noun An orchestra (1936+) orchestra
[awr-cherd] /ˈɔr tʃərd/ noun 1. an area of land devoted to the cultivation of fruit or nut trees. 2. a group or collection of such trees. /ˈɔːtʃəd/ noun 1. an area of land devoted to the cultivation of fruit trees 2. a collection of fruit trees especially cultivated n. late Old English orceard “fruit garden,” […]
- Orchard bush
noun 1. (W African) open savanna country with occasional trees and scrub, as found north of the W African forest belt
noun 1. a weedy grass, Dactylis glomerata, often grown for pastures.