cochinealnoun [ U ]uk /ˌkɒtʃ.ɪˈniːl/ us /ˈkɑː.tʃə.niːl/
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- Cochineal will keep a long time in a dry place.
- Dissolve the gelatine, beat it up with the fruit, add a lump of sugar and one or two drops of cochineal, and turn the preparation into a damp cup.
- The sauce can be coloured pink with a little cochineal.
- When tender add a glass of port wine and a little cochineal.