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Synonyms of cochineal

Noun


1. cochineal, dye, dyestuff

usage: a red dyestuff consisting of dried bodies of female cochineal insects

2. cochineal insect, cochineal, Dactylopius coccus, scale insect

usage: Mexican red scale insect that feeds on cacti; the source of a red dye

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