kŏch'ə-nēl', kŏch'ə-nēl', kō'chə-, kō'chə-
A large pool of liquid:
Any of a family (Dactylopiidae) of scale insects, esp. one (Dactylopius coccus) that has a brilliant-red bodily fluid, feeds on certain cactuses, is found chiefly in Mexico, and was formerly much used as a source of cochineal
Mexican red scale insect that feeds on cacti; the source of a red dye
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