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Kermes may refer to :

  • Kermes (genus), a genus of insects
  • Kermes (dye), a red dye made from the bodies of Kermes insects
  • Kermes oak also called Quercus coccifera, the tree on which the Kermes insects traditionally fed
  • Alchermes, a confectionery remedy coloured red
  • Kermesite, the mineral antimony oxysulfide (Sb2S2O), also known as red antimony
  • Kermes mineral, an older term for an imprecise compound of antimony oxides and sulfides
  • Simone Kermes, a German soprano best known for her work in the virtuoso Baroque and Classical repertoire
  • Kermesse (festival)

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