Definition of argil in English:
noun[mass noun] rare
Clay, especially potter’s clay.
- The ancient provinces of Burgundy, Champagne, Flanders and the Isle of France abound in argil, which the inhabitants convert into bricks and tiles.
- Argil is of great utility, as forming the basis of many manufactures, such as brick, porcelain, and earthenware.
- Veins of argil and bole are often found in granite.
Definition of argil in:
- US English dictionary
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