Definition of Cochineals

1. Noun. (plural of cochineal) ¹



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Definition of Cochineals

1. cochineal [n] - See also: cochineal

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cochineals

cochairwomen
cochampion
cochampions
cochannel
cochaperone
cochaperones
cochaperonin
cochaperonins
coches
cochin
cochin china
cochineal
cochineal fig
cochineal figs
cochineal insect
cochineals (current term)
cochins
cochlea
cochleae
cochlear
cochlear aqueduct
cochlear area
cochlear branch of labyrinthine artery
cochlear canal
cochlear canaliculus
cochlear diseases
cochlear duct
cochlear ganglion
cochlear hair cell
cochlear hair cells

Literary usage of Cochineals

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Chemical Gazette (1845)
"The value of the different cochineals tried may be separated into very distinct classes. ... In the second rank I will place the other gray cochineals, No. ..."

2. Ures̓ Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines: Containing a Clear by Andrew Ure (1860)
"I operated in the following manner: — I took a grain of each of the cochineals to be tried,dried at 1220 Fahr.; I submitted them five consecutive times to ..."

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