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kermes US English

A red dye used, especially formerly, for coloring fabrics and manuscripts

kermes oak US English

A very small evergreen Mediterranean oak that sometimes remains a shrub. It has prickly hollylike leaves and was formerly prized as a host plant for the insect kermes

oak kermes in kermes US English

The scale insect from which kermes is obtained, forming berrylike galls on the kermes oak

Kermes ilicis in kermes US English

The scale insect from which kermes is obtained, forming berrylike galls on the kermes oak

kermes New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

red dye from scale insect

kermés in kermesse Spanish-English

charity fair, kermess