क़िरमिज़

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian قرمز, from Arabic قِرْمِز ‎(qirmiz), ultimately from Sanskrit कृमिज ‎(kŕmija, worm-made).

Noun[edit]

क़िरमिज़ ‎(qirmizm ‎(Urdu spelling قرمز)

  1. kermes insect (Kermes ilicis, an insect found on the Kermes oak that is used to make crimson dyes)
  2. cochineal
  3. crimson, vermillion

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