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Origin of cochineal
Words nearby cochineal
Example sentences from the Web for cochineal
For example, that big kerfuffle when it was discovered that Starbucks was using ground up cochineal bugs to color one of its red drinks.Why We Should Eat Crickets. And Other Bug Ideas - Facts So Romantic|Mary Ellen Hannibal|October 2, 2020|Nautilus
Most ice creams, yogurts, chapsticks, and candies already use cochineal insects for coloring.Forget the Starbucks Backlash—We Should Be Eating More Bugs|Daniel Stone|April 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Cotton was also grown and brilliant garments woven from it which were dyed with cochineal and pigments formed from various plants.Guatemala, the country of the future|Charles M. Pepper
The color is a brick red, neither the cochineal or pink previously used.History of the Postage Stamps of the United States of America|John Kerr Tiffany
Aniline-red or cochineal-carmine may be added to improve the color of chopped or ground meats.
Aniline red and cochineal carmine are usually employed for this purpose.
Cochineal, if present, will produce a characteristic emerald-green color.
British Dictionary definitions for cochineal
- the colour of this dye
- (as adjective)cochineal shoes