COCHINEAL MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Cochineal Definition & Synonyms

  1. () A dyestuff consisting of the dried bodies of females of the Coccus cacti, an insect native in Mexico, Central America, etc., and found on several species of cactus, esp. Opuntia cochinellifera.


• Cochineal fig Definition & Synonyms

  1. () A plant of Central and Southern America, of the Cactus family, extensively cultivated for the sake of the cochineal insect, which lives on it.


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