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archil

(är`kĭl, –chĭl) or

orchil

(ôr`–), blue, red, or purple dye extracted from several species of lichenlichen
, usually slow-growing organism of simple structure, composed of fungi (see Fungi) and photosynthetic green algae or cyanobacteria living together in a symbiotic relationship and resulting in a structure that resembles neither constituent.
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, also called orchella weeds, found in various parts of the world. Commercial archil is either a powder (called cudbear), a pasty mass (called archil), or a drier paste (called persis).
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SQUAD: Georgi Lomaia (Lokomotivi Tbilisi), Georgi Nikuradze (FC KooTeePee, Finland); Alexandre Amisulashvili, Georgi Shashiashvili and Archil Sakhvadze (all Dinamo Tbilisi), Valeri Abramidze (Spartak Moscow), Givi Didava and Revaz Kemoklidze (both Kocaelispor, Turkey); Vitali Daraselia, Alexandre Gogoberishvili and Vladimir Burduli (all Dinamo Tbilisi), Givi Kvaratskhelia (Lokomotivi Tbilisi), Zurab Menteshashvili (Spartak-Alania Vladikavkaz), Davit Mudjiri (Sturm Graz), Mamuka Jikia (Amica Wronki); Mikhel Ashvetia (Spartak-Alania Vladikavkaz), Davit Chaladze (Rubin Kazan), Rati Alexidze (Dinamo Tbilisi), Shalva Apkhazava (Arsenal Kiev).
Archil, who was at NAC Breda, had caught the Dutch coach's eye in Holland where he made a habit of scoring against Advocaat's PSV side.
And if Advocaat needs someone to play alongside him he need look no further than Shota's twin brother Archil, who stars for Cologne in Germany.
The Ibrox club - who have denied interest in a pounds 3million move for Georgian striker Archil Arveladze - had hoped that the hamstring injury which forced Thern to limp off at Tynecastle last week would clear in time for the clash with Kilmarnock.
Arveladze, along with his twin brother Archil, who also plays in Holland for NAC Breda, grew up with Kinkladze, learning their skills as young boys with a tin can, rolled-up sock, or, if they were lucky, a football, on the cobbled back streets of Tblisi in the former Soviet Union.
On the third day of the visit, the chairman of the Turkish parliament will meet with the head of Adjara government Archil Khabadze in the office of the government of Adjara Autonomous Republic, and then he will visit the residence of the consul of Turkey in Batumi.
Meanwhile, in a separate development Shota Arveladze's twin, Archil, last night admitted he, too, would love to join his brother at Rangers.
TyFLyS (CyHAN)- Georgian Foreign Minister Maia Panjikidze, chief prosecutor Archil Kbilashvili and MPs will visit the U.
NAC took the lead two minutes into the second half through Archil Arveladze, but Benni McCarthy gave Ajax the lead with goals in the 58th and 72nd minute.
TyFLyS (CyHAN)- Georgian President Mikheil Skashvili demands the resignation of Georgian chief prosecutor Archil Kbilashvili.
TyFLyS (CyHAN)- Georgia's former defense and interior minister Bacho Akhalaya has been charged with false imprisonment and torture, Chief Prosecutor Archil Kbilashvili said on Tuesday.