Sentence Examples

  • The, cochineal insect was once an important commercial product, but the industry has fallen into decay.
  • The Sanskrit word is krimi, which has given kermes, the cochineal insect, whence "crimson."
  • Silkworms have been bred with success in some departments, and the cochineal insect is found wherever the conditions are favourable for the cactus.
  • COCHINEAL, a natural dye-stuff used for the production of scarlet, crimson, orange and other tints, and for the preparation of lake and carmine.
  • Cornelius van Drebbel, at Alkmaar, first employed cochineal for the production of scarlet in 1650.

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