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cochineal

noun co·chi·neal \ˈkäch-ə-ˌnēl, ˈkō-chə-\

Medical Definition of COCHINEAL

:  a red dye consisting of the dried bodies of female cochineal insects used especially as a biological stain and as an indicator

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July 01, 2015
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