Cochineal - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈkɑːtʃəniːl|  American pronunciation of the word cochineal
Brit.  |ˌkɒtʃɪˈniːl|  British pronunciation of the word cochineal

noun

- a red dyestuff consisting of dried bodies of female cochineal insects
- Mexican red scale insect that feeds on cacti; the source of a red dye
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