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Latin. n. Insect (coccus ilicis) used for dye, scarlet dye color, scarlet cloth wool.

 - n. pl. Cocci. (Bot.) One of the separable carpels of a dry fruit.

 - (Zool.) A genus of hemipterous insects, including scale insects, and the cochineal insect.

 - (Biol.) A form of bacteria, shaped like a globule.

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