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  • n. A plant of Central and South America, of the cactus family, cultivated for the sake of the cochineal insect, which lives on it.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A plant of Central and Southern America, of the Cactus family, extensively cultivated for the sake of the cochineal insect, which lives on it.
  • n. See Conchineal fig.

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