Definition of argil in English:

argil

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Pronunciation: /ˈɑːdʒɪl
 
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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.

Origin

late 17th century: from Old French argille, from Latin argilla 'clay'.

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