cochineal

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Synonyms for cochineal

a red dyestuff consisting of dried bodies of female cochineal insects

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Mexican red scale insect that feeds on cacti

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Common remedies for whooping cough include Anacardium, Antimonium tartaricum, Coccus cacti, Cuprum metallicum, Drosera rotundifolia, and Ipecac, according to Amy E.