kermes

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See also: Kermes, kermés, and kermès

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From Persian قرمز(qermez).

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kermes (plural kermes)

  1. (countable) Any of several insects of the genus Kermes.
  2. (uncountable) A crimson dye made from the crushed bodies of these insects.

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