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Definition 1: Mexican red scale insect that feeds on cacti; the source of a red dye - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for cochineal in the sense of this definition

(cochineal is a kind of ...) small homopterous insect that usually lives and feeds on plants and secretes a protective waxy covering

(... is a member of cochineal) type genus of the Dactylopiidae

Definition 2: a red dyestuff consisting of dried bodies of female cochineal insects - [noun denoting substance]

(cochineal is a kind of ...) a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair

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