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Oxford dictionary definition of the word cochineal:
Also called: cochineal insect. a Mexican homopterous insect, Dactylopius coccus, that feeds on cacti
a crimson substance obtained from the crushed bodies of these insects, used for colouring food and for dyeing
the colour of this dye
(as adjective) ⇒ cochineal shoes
C16: from Old Spanish cochinilla, from Latin coccineus scarlet-coloured, from coccum cochineal kermes, from Greek kokkos kermes berry