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Definition of Coccus ilicis

Coccus ilicis
Kermes Ker"mes, n. [Ar. & Per. girmiz. See Crimson, and cf. Alkermes.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) The dried bodies of the females of a scale insect (Coccus ilicis), allied to the cochineal insect, and found on several species of oak near the Mediterranean. They are round, about the size of a pea, contain coloring matter analogous to carmine, and are used in dyeing. They were anciently thought to be of a vegetable nature, and were used in medicine. [Written also chermes.] 2. (Bot.) A small European evergreen oak (Quercus coccifera) on which the kermes insect (Coccus ilicis) feeds. --J. Smith (Dict. Econ. Plants). Kermes mineral. (a) (Old Chem.) An artificial amorphous trisulphide of antimony; -- so called on account of its red color. (b) (Med. Chem.) A compound of the trioxide and trisulphide of antimony, used in medicine. This substance occurs in nature as the mineral kermesite.
Coccus ilicis
Kermes Ker"mes, n. [Ar. & Per. girmiz. See Crimson, and cf. Alkermes.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) The dried bodies of the females of a scale insect (Coccus ilicis), allied to the cochineal insect, and found on several species of oak near the Mediterranean. They are round, about the size of a pea, contain coloring matter analogous to carmine, and are used in dyeing. They were anciently thought to be of a vegetable nature, and were used in medicine. [Written also chermes.] 2. (Bot.) A small European evergreen oak (Quercus coccifera) on which the kermes insect (Coccus ilicis) feeds. --J. Smith (Dict. Econ. Plants). Kermes mineral. (a) (Old Chem.) An artificial amorphous trisulphide of antimony; -- so called on account of its red color. (b) (Med. Chem.) A compound of the trioxide and trisulphide of antimony, used in medicine. This substance occurs in nature as the mineral kermesite.

Meaning of Coccus ilicis from wikipedia

- Pulvinaria iceryi (Signoret, 1869) Coccus ilicis Linnaeus, 1758 synonym for Kermes ilicis (Linnaeus, 1758) Coccus impar Bodkin, 1917 synonym for Mesolecanium...
- Kermes corticalis (N****onov, 1908) Kermes gibbosus Signoret, 1875 Kermes ilicis (Linnaeus, 1758) Kermes roboris (Fourcroy, 1785) Kermes vermilio Planchon...
- ficus Coccus hesperidum Coccus aonidumChrysomphalus aonidum Coccus quercusKermes quercus Coccus ilicisKermes ilicis Coccus betulae, Coccus carpini...
- Egypt and used by serpent-charmers. Cochineal (Hebrew: שָׁנִי‎ šənî; Coccus ilicis) — A hemiptera homoptera insect very common on the Syrian holm-oak,...
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