• Definition for "crotal"
    • some of a number of lichens for the…
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crotal definition

  • noun:
    • some of a number of lichens for the genus Parmelia from where reddish-brown or purple dyes are made.
    • A jingling ornament formerly found in clerical vestments. See crotalum.
    • any of a number of lichens of the genus Parmelia from which reddish-brown or purple dyes are produced
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