cochinilla

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ko̞tʃiˈniʎa̠/

Etymology 1[edit]

Diminutive form of cochina, feminine form of cochino "pig", because of the animal's shape.

Noun[edit]

cochinilla f (plural cochinillas)

  1. pill bug (especially Armadillidium vulgare)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Based on Latin coccinus "scarlet".

Noun[edit]

cochinilla f (plural cochinillas)

  1. cochineal (animal and dye)
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