• Definition for "cudbear"
    • A purplish-red dye produced from specific lichens.
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    • Various species of _Lecanora_, particularly _L.…
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cudbear definition

  • noun:
    • A purplish-red dye produced from specific lichens.
    • A violet-red dust, difficult to dampen with water, prepared from specific lichens, especially Lecanora tartarea, and utilized for making violet or purple dye.
    • A lichen (Lecanora tartarea), from which the powder is obtained.
    • A powder of a violet red colorization, hard to dampen with liquid, employed for making violet or purple dye. It's ready from particular types of lichen, especially Lecanora tartarea.
    • A lichen (Lecanora tartarea), that the powder is obtained.
    • A purple or violet powder, used in dyeing violet, purple, and crimson, prepared from various types of lichens, particularly from Lecanora tartarea, which expands on stones in north Europe.
    • The plant Lecanora tartarea. Also called cudweed.
    • a purplish dye gotten from orchil lichens
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