argel

noun
ar·​gel | \ ˈärgəl, -ˌgel \
plural -s

Definition of argel

: either of two related African plants (Solenostemma argel and Asclepias fruticosus) whose leaves have been used to adulterate senna

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History and Etymology for argel

Egyptian Arabic ḥargel

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“Argel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/argel. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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