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  • (Bot.) A plant of Central and Southern America, of the Cactus family, extensively cultivated for the sake of the cochineal insect, which lives on it.

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

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