noun[mass noun] rare
Clay, especially potter’s clay.
More example sentences
- Since good-quality argil can be found nearby, you will find a lot of pottery here.
- Clay pots and objects were made in Iran using argil for ages.
- Veins of argil and bole are often found in granite.
late 17th century: from Old French argille, from Latin argilla 'clay'.
Definition of argil in:
- The US English dictionary