carminic acid

carminic acid
noun
Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary carminic + acid
: a red crystalline anthraquinone dye C22H20O13 best known as the essential coloring matter of cochineal and used chiefly as a biological stain

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carminic acid,
a purplish-brown acid found in the buds of some plants, but most abundantly in the cochineal insect, used in dyeing and photography. Formula: C22H20O13

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